Muhammad Ali Greets Crowds on Fillmore Street (Updated over a year ago)
KRON-TV news footage from July 2nd 1967 in San Francisco featuring views of Muhammad Ali leaving Muhammad's Mosque No. 26 on Fillmore Street, having just spoken there. Includes scenes of Ali greeting crowds, kissing young children and shouting at supporters: "Who's the real champ?" They all scream back "Muhammad Ali!" Ali was banned from boxing for three years on June 20th 1967, for refusing the Vietnam Draft. Please see the 'Ali Speaks at Mosque on Fillmore Street' (KPIX 31781) report shot by KPIX-TV on the same day, for different views of Ali and the crowds on Fillmore Street.
Added to San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive on November 2, 2012.
- Originally aired on: KRON-TV
- Date aired: 7/2/1967
- Recording medium: 16mm b&w, negative co-magnetic sound film
- Rights for this video belong to: Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
- Duration: 1:12
- Type of material: archival newsfilm