Supervisors vote on freeway resolutions at City Hall

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KRON-TV news footage from March 19 1966 with reporter Art Brown at San Francisco City Hall, where the Board of Supervisors is voting on three resolutions which would approve the construction of freeways through Golden Gate Park and the Panhandle. Includes silent views of people protesting against the freeways outside and of large crowds watching the procedings inside. Also features scenes of: Supervisor Jack Morrison speaking in favor of the freeways (and later changing his vote); the roll call which ends with 5 Supervisors for and 6 against the resolutions which are all voted down and an interview with Supervisor George Moscone, who explains his theory as to why Supervisor Morrison changed his vote at the end. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Note: this 16mm film print was transferred in 4K (4096 x 2970) using a Lasergraphics ScanStation film scanner, in December 2021. Film shrinkage was measured in Dec. 2021 at 0.25%.

16mm b&w negative print, with co-magnetic soundtrack
Digital Format
mp4 file
local TV newsfilm
Copyright Holder
Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
KRON 1462-1

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