New Iranian Consulate Opens At Embarcedero Center

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KPIX News report from January 27th 1972 with Belva Davis featuring scenes from an open house at the new Iranian Consulate on the 13th floor of the Embarcadero Center in San Francisco. Includes views of official staff and guests enjoying a party and an interview with the Consul General. The old Iranian Consulate in the Presidio Heights neighborhood was destroyed by a large basement bomb on October 14th 1971 (there were no casualties) and the Consul comments that one message they all want to emphasize is: "Throw flowers, not bombs." Movette Film Transfer of San Francisco remastered this 16mm positive film print in August 2017 in 2K resolution (2048x1556 pixels), using a Lasergraphics film scanner. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

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KPIX 107406

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