San Francisco Poverty Tour with Robert Kennedy

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KPIX Eyewitness News report from May 10th 1967 by Rollin Post following US Senators Robert Kennedy, George Murphy and Joseph S. Clark visiting San Francisco's Western Addition neighborhood, as part of their Poverty Program inspection tour. Also includes an interview with Hunters Point housing project resident Mrs David Commer and views of a public hearing on the living conditions in San Francisco's predominantly black neighborhoods at the Bayview Community Center, featuring testimony by Mrs Osceola Washington. Note that future Mayor of San Francisco Willie Brown can be seen in Kennedy's entourage. Note that KRON-TV cameras were there on the same day and their color footage can also be viewed in DIVA.

Type of material
archival newsfilm
Duration
5:14
16mm b&w, magnetic sound film
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Date aired
5/10/1967
Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Identifier
KPIX 31248
Views
5876

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