American Indians swim onto Alcatraz island

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KRON News report from November 9th 1969 by Mike Mills featuring scenes of American Indian activists dancing on San Francisco's Vista Pier, catching a ride on the Monte Cristo yacht and swimming over to Alcatraz Island (in one case being pulled out of San Francisco Bay onto a boat). Also includes views of Mohawk Richard Oakes reading a proclamation to reporters (with Al Miller) and of Adam Fortunate Eagle on the Monte Cristo.

Originally aired on
KRON-TV
Date aired
11/9/1969
Recording medium
16mm color, magnetic sound film
7:09
Rights for this video belong to
Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
Type of material
archival newsfilm
Identifier
KRON 677-2
Views
3953

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