Walter Newton Press Conference
About This Item
KRON-TV news footage from September 12th 1968 at the Alameda County Courthouse in Oakland with reporter Dave Valentine, featuring press conferences by the Reverend Walter Newton (1903-1974), lawyer Charles Garry and a jury member in Huey P. Newton's trial for the killing of Oakland Police Department officer John Frey. Walter Newton comments on his son's trial: "I really didn't think he got a fair trial ... Because nothing stood up, what was said." Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.
Thanks to Melvin Newton and Fredrika Newton for positively identifying Walter Newton in this clip.
Note that Movette Film Transfer of San Francisco remastered a 16mm negative print of this film in December 2018 in 2K resolution (2048x1556 pixels), using a Lasergraphics film scanner.
- 16mm b&w negative magnetic sound film
- Digital Format
- mp4 file
- local newsfilm
- Copyright Holder
- Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
- KRON 356-1-2K