Joan Baez Press Conference / David Harris Arrested (KPIX-TV)
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KPIX-TV news footage from July 16th 1969 featuring a press conference with Joan Baez who talks about her husband David Harris's arrest: "Today, as a group of men shot off to the moon. My husband was shot off to prison, for refusing to cooperate with the draft." Baez also states that she and Harris expected to be arrested for their anti Vietnam War stance: "I feel that if he and I continue to be involved in the revolution, which we will, we'll both spend time in prison. So it's just something that you have to adjust to." Opens with views of Harris being arrested by Sheriffs. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.
Note that we also have footage from this press conference - and of David Harris being arrested - available to view in DIVA, from film ref. no. KRON 2023-1.
- 16mm b&w positive magnetic sound/silent film
- Digital Format
- mp4 file
- local newsfilm
- Copyright Holder
- CBS5 KPIX-TV
- KPIX 39167