Ethel Kennedy visits Cesar Chavez in Jail
KPIX Eyewitness News report from December 6th 1970 by Ed Arnow in Salinas (Monterey County, CA) featuring a visit by Ethel Kennedy to support civil rights activist Cesar Chávez, who is being held in jail. Includes scenes of Chávez supporters and Teamster union members shouting and waving banners (the Teamsters yell "Ethel go home!"), of a priest speaking to crowds holding a vigil for Chávez and of Kennedy greeting people with Dolores Huerta, before being hurried into the jail.
Added to Bay Area Television Archive on June 28, 2012.
- Originally aired on: KPIX-TV
- Date aired: 12/6/1970
- Recording medium: 16mm color, magnetic sound film
- Rights for this video belong to: CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Duration: 2:52
- Type of material: newsfilm