John Summerskill Resigns

 
Date: 2/22/1968
Reference Number:
KPIX 34723
Format:
16mm newsfilm
Description/Summary:
John Summerskill gives a press conference following his resignation as President of SF State College, reflecting on prevailing student attitudes, the California State college system and political interference in Higher Education. A crowd of students is seen chanting: "Hell no, no suspensions!" outside the Administration Building and climbing inside through windows. KPIX's Ben Williams also summarizes the events leading up to Summerskill's resignation.
Availability:
Mp4 video file streaming online in DIVA:
https://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/187247
Collection/Copyright Holder:
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Further Details:
Contact resident Film Archivist Alex Cherian (Email: acherian@sfsu.edu)