Joan Baez on organizing protest in prisons

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KRON-TV news footage from March 4th 1970 featuring scenes from a press conference by Joan Baez in which she talks about her husband David Harris and the challenge of organizing protests within the prison system. At one point she refers to the Safford federal prison camp in Arizona, from which Harris was transferred to what was then a maximum security prison near El Paso in Texas: La Tuna. Baez also speaks to why she didn't take part in major protests by students and the community at San Francisco State University. Ends with views of the press and media working with their equipment. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Date
3/4/1970
Format
16mm b&w positive magnetic sound/silent film
Digital Format
mp4 file
Genre
local newsfilm
Copyright Holder
Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
Duration
2:10
Identifier
KRON 2312-5
Views
183

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