Press conferences & Riot Police (at SF State)

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KTVU News report from November 1968 at San Francisco State College by Claud Mann, on the first full day of classes there since President Robert Smith suspended lecturer George Mason Murray. Followed by a Black Students Union (BSU) press conference in which Benny Stewart reads out their demand that Murray be re-instated. Robert Smith reminds the press that many US academic institutions have had to deal with strikes recently and there are also views of student demonstrations on campus and riot police making arrests. Ends with representatives of the Committee for an Academic Environment protesting against their school being closed because of recent disruptions.

Originally aired on
KTVU
Date aired
Nov-68
Recording medium
16mm color, co-magnetic sound film
7:13
Rights for this video belong to
Cox Enterprises Inc/KTVU
Type of material
archival newsfilm
Identifier
KTVU 99
Views
2042

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