Marincello purchased by Nature Conservancy
KPIX Eyewitness news report from December 3rd 1972 by Bill Hillman from the 2100 acres Marincello property on the Marin Headlands, which has just been purchased by Nature Conservancy for $6.5 million and will be held in trust, before being passed onto the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Includes interviews with California State Senator Peter H. Behr (1915-1997) and other conservationists, who are delighted that the purchase has been made. Also includes views of large crowds celebrating by the gates to Marincello, which was never actually built upon. Also see KPIX report Reference No. 103207 from 9/15/70, which features a public hearing on the Marincello development.
Added to Bay Area Television Archive on October 5, 2012.
- Originally aired on: KPIX-TV
- Date aired: 12/3/1972
- Recording medium: 16mm color, co-magnetic sound film
- Rights for this video belong to: CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Duration: 3:57
- Type of material: archival newsfilm