Community support for Hayakawa

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KTVU News report from December 1968 at San Francisco State College by Claud Mann. President S.I. Hayakawa is seen briefly at a press conference followed by scenes from Mill Valley of Mrs William Pemberton asking members of the public to display support for Hayakawa’s program at SF State, by wearing a blue ribbon. Reverend Cecil Williams holds a press conference at Ecumenical House to pledge support for the Black Student Unions's (BSU) demands. He states that: "It is our belief that the BSU demands are reasonable. They speak directly to the need of black people for relevant education.” Hayakawa is shown making a statement about the violence and police presence on campus and emphasizes that classes will continue despite campus disruption. Mann describes clashes outside the Library and Leo McClatchy explains how a vote of no confidence in the Academic Senate was defeated. Ends with Mayor Joseph Alioto at a press conference giving his reaction to the rioting at SF State.

Type of material
archival newsfilm
16mm color, co-magnetic sound film
Rights for this video belong to
Cox Enterprises Inc/KTVU
Date aired
Originally aired on
KTVU 51-1

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