Moscone-Milk newscast

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Moscone-Milk newscast
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KPFA news broadcast from 27 November, 1978, which covered the assassination of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk, as well as a story on the Jonestown Massacre, the defeat of Japanese Prime Minister Fukuta, and the Supreme Court ruling on journalists withholding information. Louis Freedberg, announcer.

This broadcast won the 1979 award for Excellence in Local Programming from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

CONTENT: Announcement of the Moscone-Milk assassination / Diane Feinstein -- Report on the assassination / Lili Francklyn -- Report on assassin Dan White / Rob Waters -- Report on Pyramid Realty and Coldwell Banking where Dan White was a supervisor -- Interviews about the assassination / Willy Brown, Mervyn Dymally, and members of the gay community ; interviewed by Philip Maldari -- Jonestown massacre survivors / reported by Louis Freedberg and Wendell Harper -- New Japanese Prime minister elected / reported by Patricia Neighmond -- China report, Democracy Wall / reported by Robert Manning -- Israel and Egypt Peace Treaty talks / Lili Francklyn -- President Carter and the federal budget / Louis Freedberg -- U.S. Supreme Court and the Farber ruling / Louis Freedberg -- Salt Treaty (Strategic Arms Limitation Talks) / Lili Francklyn -- Investigation of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. conspiracy theory ; Bowker and the UC Berkeley student sit-in regarding university investments in South Africa ; local weather / Louis Freedberg -- Announcement of a march to commemorate the Moscone-Milk assassination.

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on Nov. 27, 1978.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1978.
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