'NEGRO' group fails to broker deal for Alcatraz

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KRON-TV news footage from September 4th 1970 featuring scenes from a press conference with Dr. Thomas W. Matthew of the NEGRO group (National Economic Growth and Reconstruction Organization). He explains that American Indians occupying Alcatraz island have rejected their attempt to broker a deal with the Federal government. Also includes scenes from a meeting between regional agencies and American Indians, which is part of: "An honest effort to get at the problems of urban indians in the Bay Area. And that's all ... It has no reference whatsoever to Alcatraz." Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Date
9/4/1970
Format
16mm color magnetic sound film
Digital Format
mp4 file
Genre
local newsfilm
Copyright Holder
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Duration
2:36
Identifier
KRON 2479-2
Views
275

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