Bobby Seale Arrives At San Francisco Airport (KPIX-TV)

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KPIX-TV news footage from May 29th 1971 with reporter Belva Davis featuring scenes of a crowd waiting at the TWA arrivals section of San Francisco International Airport for Founding Chairman and national organizer of the Black Panther Party Bobby Seale, who was released earlier in the day on a $25,000 bail bond in New Haven, CT. Seale had spent 21 months in jail whilst being involved in two mistrials for murder and conspiracy charges. Includes views of the crowds celebrating Seale's safe return and of David Hilliard, a bodyguard and Jon Seale escorting him quickly through the terminal to a waiting car. Ends with voice-over only by Belva Davis. We also have coverage of Seale's arrival in the KRON-TV Collection, which can be found streaming in DIVA (film reference number KRON 2713-1-2K).

Note that Movette Film Transfer of San Francisco remastered a 16mm positive print of this film in December 2018 in 2K resolution (2048x1556 pixels), using a Lasergraphics film scanner. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Date
5/29/1971
Format
16mm color magnetic sound film
Digital Format
mp4 file
Genre
local newsfilm
Copyright Holder
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Duration
1:54
Identifier
KPIX 105285-2K
Views
467

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