KPIX news report from March 21st 1972 by Ed Arnow featuring scenes of Ella Fitzgerald singing at the newly opened theater at the Letterman Army Hospital in San Francisco's Presidio. She is introduced by Ben Swig of the Fairmont Hotel (who donated $175,000 towards building the theater) and is seen walking through an audience of patients, singing Cole Porter's 'Begin the Beguine'. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.
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