KPIX-TV News report by Rollin Post from August 6th 1969 in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood featuring an interview with Supervisor John Ertola (1926-2007), who talks about issues relating to legislation that covers nudity and topless dancing. Also includes brief scenes from a press conference by Mayor Joseph Alioto, who states he would support any ordinance banning topless dancing. Post provides a voiceover summarizing the recent history of topless dancing in North Beach, when: "Almost overnight San Francisco became the topless capital of the world," which includes many (exterior) views of topless bars in North Beach. Ends with more silent views of topless bar fronts. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.
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