James Meredith Press Conference (Updated 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.
- Type of material: archival newsfilm
- Duration: 1:00
- Rights for this video belong to: CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Recording medium: 16mm b&w, optical sound film
- Date aired: 1/31/1963
- Originally aired on: KPIX-TV