Sirhan Sirhan's 3-room jail suite at Vacaville State Prison

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KPIX-TV news footage from April 29th 1969 featuring a point-of-view tour of a 3-room jail suite that was built for Sirhan Sirhan at Vacaville State Prison Facility, in the event that he was given a life sentence for the murder of Senator Robert F. Kennedy. Includes views of all 3 rooms, with explanatory voice over from Ch.5 reporter Mike Lee. Note that initially Sirhan was sentenced to death in April 1969 for the assassination of Kennedy but this penalty was commuted to life in prison, in 1972. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Date
4/29/1969
Format
16mm color positive magnetic sound film
Digital Format
mp4 file
Genre
local newsfilm
Copyright Holder
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Duration
1:29
Identifier
KPIX 38464
Views
2561

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