Bobby Seale's Mayoral Campaign

About This Item

KPIX-TV news footage from May 9th 1973 with reporter Rollin Post featuring Founding Chairman and national organizer of the Black Panther Party Bobby Seale mayoral campaign in Oakland's runoff election, against incumbent John Reading. There are scenes of Seale speaking to a sociology class at the College of Alameda about his efforts to connect with white voters, to senior citizens at a local church about educating the police force and with Post about continuing to work with the community after this election. Also includes views of Seale's campaign headquarters and other offices.

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
5/9/1973
Format
16mm color magnetic sound film
Digital Format
mp4 file
Genre
local newsfilm
Copyright Holder
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Duration
2:45
Identifier
KPIX 112127-2K
Views
1911

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