George and Georgia Bea Jackson on the death of Jonathan Jackson

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KRON-TV Newswatch footage from August 12th 1970 featuring scenes from a press conference with Georgia Bea Jackson, who comments on her son Jonathan Jackson's state of mind before he and three other people were killed on August 7th at the Marin County Civic Center in San Rafael, California. In referring to legal treatment of the Soledad Brothers - one of whom is also her son George Jackson - she states: "How could anyone who's sat in that courtroom think that anybody would get justice … not if you're black and poor." Followed by an interview with the incarcerated George Jackson, in which he discusses his interests and prison sentence. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Type of material
local newsfilm
16mm color magnetic sound film
Rights for this video belong to
Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
Date aired
Originally aired on
KRON 2459-1

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