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KNTV Channel 11 News Reels August 19, 1966
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KNTV Channel 11 News Archive
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KNTV (Television station : San Jose, Calif.)
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KNTV San Jose broadcast news footage for August 19, 1966; may be combination of the early and late news. Part 1: Opening of the 22nd annual Santa Clara County Fair (silent) Part 2: African American and Latino residents of San Jose's Eastside neighborhood enter the Soul Shack restaurant for a community meeting with Chief of Police Ray Blackmore regarding arrest on traffic charge of African-American Charles Smith that set off a near-riot in the neighborhood (portions are silent). Part 3: Interview with Police Chief Ray Blackmore Part 4: KNTV reporter on location at William Street in Eastside, to talk to residents about what happened the night before. He interviews a young man who gives an eye-witness account of the traffic arrest that set off the events, including description of the police officer punching Smith in the stomach. Part 5: Possibly an interview with Assemblyman William Stanton; abrupt cut-off.
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Film: 16mm
5 Reels of 5
African Americans
Civil rights--1960-1970
Hispanic Americans
Police-community relations--United States
Time Period
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
San Jose (Calif.)
History San Jose
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