Robert Kennedy visits with Black Community II

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KRON News footage from May 10th 1967 featuring a visit by US Senators Robert Kennedy, George Murphy and Joseph S. Clark to San Francisco's Western Addition and Bayview Hunters Point neighborhoods. Also includes an interview with Kennedy and views of a public hearing on the living conditions in San Francisco's predominantly black neighborhoods at the Bayview Community Center, with testimony by Ruth Williams. Note that future Mayor of San Francisco Willie Brown can be seen in Kennedy's entourage. Thanks to historical researcher and consultant Paul Lee for confirming Kennedy is seen on-camera in the Western Addition. Note that KPIX-TV cameras were there on the same day and their footage can also be viewed in DIVA.

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Date aired
Recording medium
16mm color, magnetic sound film
Rights for this video belong to
Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
Type of material
archival newsfilm
KRON 261-1

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