Hunters Point Groundbreaking Ceremony

About This Item

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 Elouise 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 its present housing conditions.

Type of material
archival newsfilm
Duration
2:37
16mm color, magnetic sound film
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Date aired
5/3/1971
Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Identifier
KPIX 105062
Views
2460

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