Hunters Point Groundbreaking Ceremony

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KPIX Eyewitness News report from May 3rd 1971 in San Francisco featuring scenes from a groundbreaking ceremony for a new housing development in the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood. Includes views of Rev. Charles Lee speaking to crowds, of residents breaking ground with shovels, of a young woman singing and also of Eloise Westbrook speaking: "I said I wasn't gonna cry but I been cryin ever since I stood on this here stage because I know and you know that this is what we have dreamed for, for many years." Ends with various shots of the neighborhood and it's present housing conditions.

Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Date aired
5/3/1971
Recording medium
16mm color, magnetic sound film
2:37
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
archival newsfilm
Identifier
KPIX 105062
Views
2019

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