Dianne Feinstein Announces Her Candidacy For Mayor (1975)

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KRON-TV News footage from April 22nd 1975 with Jack Bates featuring scenes from the formal announcement by President of the Board of Supervisors Dianne Feinstein at the St Francis Hotel that she's running for Mayor of San Francisco. At one point Feinstein addresses the issues of gender and firmly declares: "I look to building San Francisco's future through leadership, honesty and creativity. So let's end once and for all the nonsense that a woman is not capable of providing the strength and toughness necessary to do this job!" Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Type of material
local newsfilm
16mm color magnetic sound film
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Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
Date aired
Originally aired on
KRON 3911-11

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