Willie Brown Documentary: Willie Brown as a Young Man

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Excerpts of raw, uncut footage for 1993 documentary “Willie Brown,” directed and produced by Susan Brown. Friends, family and colleagues describe their experience working with Willie Brown before the Speakership and during the early years of his career. Includes interview excerpts with John Mockler, Phil Isenberg, John Burton, Willie Brown, Rev. Cecil Williams, Blanche Vitero (Blanche Brown), Sue Bierman, Rudy Nothenberg, and Judge John Dearman. Burton discusses Willie Brown losing the California State Assembly election of 1962, winning the 1964 election, and his fight against the Golden Gate Freeway. Willie Brown discusses the first funds ever raised for his political campaign by the church movement in San Francisco for the 1962 election. Reverend Cecil Williams reflects on the San Francisco College Strike of 1968 and some of Willie Brown’s work with the Black Panther Party. Blanche Vitero (Blanche Brown) discusses the Forest Knolls development civil rights sit-in. Please note: audio quality is low throughout video. Dearman interview is cut off and continues on WB 172.

Identifier
WB 171
Creator
Susan Brown, Producer
Date
1993
Duration
01:00:39
Format (physical)
Umatic
Color
Format (digital)
MPEG-4
Copyright Statement
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Language
eng
Publisher
Susan E. Brown, Chartreuse Pictures, Copyright Holder
Source
Willie Brown Collection
Institution
San Francisco Bay Area Television Archives, J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University
Views
1437

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