Marincello purchased by Nature Conservancy

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KPIX Eyewitness news report from December 3rd 1972 with reporter 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. Ends with silent views of landscape and animals in this wilderness area. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

This 16mm color reversal film print was re-transferred in 4K (4096 x 2970) using a Lasergraphics ScanStation film scanner, in August 2023.

Type of material
archival newsfilm
16mm color, co-magnetic sound film
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Date aired
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KPIX 110403

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