James Meredith Press Conference (Updated over a year ago)
KPIX News footage from January 31st 1963 featuring brief scenes from a press conference by James Meredith, who was the first African American student admitted to the University of Mississippi in 1962 (it practiced racial segregation at the time). Also includes views of outside the graduate school there.
Added to San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive on February 27, 2013.
- Originally aired on: KPIX-TV
- Date aired: 1/31/1963
- Recording medium: 16mm b&w, optical sound film
- Rights for this video belong to: CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Duration: 1:00
- Type of material: archival newsfilm