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[Side A] Rally sponsored by the Northern California Diaoyutai Island Defense Lead, which consisted of 12 different colleges and universities in the Bay Area at that time. The rally happened on April 9th, 1971 in Portsmouth Square, the heart of San Francisco Chinatown. The first speaker is unknown since no name was presented but began speaking in either Mandarin or Cantonese, he later translated his speech to English (4:32-8:20). Listed their demands which included to protestthe invasion of their lands by the Japanese governement in collusion of the United States governement. Also protesting the nationalist governement in Taiwan for not taking action. Announces tomorrows demonstations in Los Angeles, Seattle, Washington D.C., and Hong Kong. Reads demands sent to the Consul General of the Republic of China of San Francisco, as well as the Consul General's response to their demands. Spokesman of the Northern California Diaoyutai Islands Defense Lead John Pow (or John Pou) and a non-opinion group speaks in Mandarin or Cantonese. A fight happens and after it clears there is a rally chant. [Side B] On January 29th 1971, a KPFA review of the Shenkaku/Diaoyutai Islands Dispute and of the student rallies. A professor from the Bay Area gives and analysis of the dispute (name sounds like Ron Sharmont, speaks in (4:14-6:20 and 13:30-18:43). A statement by the organizer of the rally and a Japanese Community Youth Consul. The Northern California Diaoyutai Islands Defense League started with 8 colleges and universities: University of California - Berkeley, Stanford University, San Francisco State College, Sacramento State College, San Jose State College, Chabot State College, Hayward State College and San Francisco Civic High. Digitization made possible through a Recordings at Risk grant from the Council of Libraries and Information Resources.
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