Bayview Hunters Point Uprising, 9/28/66 - KNTV Shot Logs

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Selections from the KNTV newsfilm shot logs produced on September 28th 1966, relating to the Bayview Hunters Point social uprising in San Francisco. Includes bulletins covering: the patrolling by National Guard units of the neighborhood; the arrest of Dr. Carlton Goodlett; comments from Governor Pat Brown and Ronald Reagan; the State Attorney General's Office renewing calls for the development of specialist weaponry to use on citizens engaged in civil unrest, such as tranquilizer guns; the hot weather and a curfew imposed by Mayor John Shelley. One of these bulletins reads: "A check in with San Francisco Police ... They describe the 18 block area of Third Street as jungle warfare." Note that KNTV was an ABC affiliate in 1966. PDF copies of these original newsfilm shot logs were kindly provided to us for streaming in DIVA by History San Jose, who preserve the KNTV Newsfilm Collection.

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