Integration: Western Style

Date: 1963
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16mm b&w, optical sound film
KRON-TV special report from 1963, narrated by Craig Jordan, looking at the issue of racial integration in San Francisco, which is referred to as: "A place where integration is a principle but frequently not a fact." Includes views of a 12,000 strong civil rights demonstration and march down Market Street on May 26th 1963. Also features interviews with: Everett Brandon (the Bay Area's first African American stock broker); employees of the Levi Strauss company, which actively supports integration; Harry Bridges (President of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union); residents and manager of the St Francis Square community apartments and Richard Bowers (retired Army Major and Assistant Department Manager at Levi Strauss). This film was written and produced by Bob Anderson and directed by Dick Berendt. It opens with a brief introduction by the General Manager of KRON-TV: Harold P. See.
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