Wounded Knee press conference at Glide Church

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KRON 3287-4
KRON-TV news footage from March 27, 1973 featuring scenes from a press conference at Glide Memorial Church in San Francsico, where Native Americans and Angela Davis share their experiences at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, near Wounded Knee in South Dakota. One man (as yet unidentified) explains that: "Every night there's a fire fight there ... But this never comes out." Davis states: "When we arrived at the Pine Ridge Reservation we immediately began to experience a very real sensation of being in a war zone, not unlike the war zones of Indo-China." Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

This 16mm reversal film print was scanned in 4K (4096 x 2970) using a Lasergraphics ScanStation film scanner, in February 2023.
16mm color reversal print, with co-magnetic soundtrack