5th Model UN at SF State College

 
Date: 1955
Reference Number:
V63803-1
Format:
16mm b&w optical sound film
Description/Summary:
Please note: original sound levels were low in some of the committee meetings, due to a lack of suitable audio recording equipment on location. KPIX-TV special report from 1955 featuring the 5th Model United Nations hosted by San Francisco State College. This educational convention gives 1200 students the opportunity to enact how the UN organization works to maintain world peace. Includes scenes of organizers and delegates being interviewed and views of various committee meetings. The conference director Chandler Meloy states that: "Of course at San Francisco State College we're very happy that we're adding another great college to this community and I think it's going to be one of the great American colleges in the very near future."
Availability:
Mp4 video file streaming online in DIVA:
https://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/190191
Collection/Copyright Holder:
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Further Details:
Contact resident Film Archivist Alex Cherian (Email: acherian@sfsu.edu)