1st Anniversary of Alcatraz Occupation
KRON-TV news footage from November 20th 1970 with reporter Mike Mills featuring brief scenes from a press conference on Alcatraz Island by Dr. LaNada War Jack (known then as LaNada Means), on the first anniversary of the American Indian occupation. A member of the Shoshone Bannock Tribes and the first Native American student to enroll at UC Berkeley in January 1968, Dr. War Jack is speaking to reporters about plans they mean to submit for funding, to develop Alcatraz. Also includes views of American Indians on the island and an interview with John Trudell, a member of the Santee Sioux (1946-2015), who when asked to reflect on the 12 month old occupation of Alcatraz states: "The dream only dies when legends die. And the legend isn't dead yet." Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.
- 16mm color magnetic sound film
- Digital Format
- mp4 file
- local newsfilm
- Copyright Holder
- Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
- KRON 683-7