Press conference on the murder of Barry Fong-Torres

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KRON-TV news footage from June 26 1972 featuring scenes from a press conference with SFPD's Lieutenant Charles Ellis, who talks about "gangland style murders" and places the murder of youth worker Barry Fong-Torres in that context. Fong-Torres was shot to death at point-blank range on the doorstep of his apartment on 16th Avenue in the Sunset District, the day before he was scheduled to appear on a KGO radio interview about Chinese youth gangs. Also includes brief views of street life in Chinatown. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Date
6/26/1972
Format
16mm color positive magnetic sound film
Digital Format
mp4 file
Genre
local newsfilm
Copyright Holder
Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
Duration
1:14
Identifier
KRON 3064-1
Views
74

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