NOTE:  The following video contains subject matter which may not be suitable for all audiences.

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Downtown Mill Valley:
Fast-forward to 2:54
Stinson Beach:
Fast-forward to 10:32

 

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KRON-TV special report from 1971, presented by Ira Eisenberg, about the increase in cases of syphilis and gonorrhea in Marin County, which has the fifth highest venereal disease rate in California. Features dramatizations of teenagers visiting the Marin County VD Clinic and interviews with: Fred Mayer; Dr Marilyn Hicks; Eugene Schoenfeld (‘Dr Hippocrates’); Senator John Harmer; Senator Peter Behr; Rabbi David Davis; Fr. John O’Connor; Rev. Francis Geddes and Ellis Mitchell. Also includes views of Mill Valley, Sausalito, Stinson Beach and an inter-denominational discussion group talking about issues relating to sex education, in San Rafael. This film was written, produced and directed by Ira Eisenberg.
Note: includes an excerpt from the Billboard Top 100 hit single ‘Mill Valley’, by Rita Abrams and the Strawberry Point 3rd Grade Class, which starts at 1min 45secs into the clip.

Leonard LibraryThis video is presented courtesy of KRON-TV & The San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive, based at San Francisco State University.   Copyright is held by KRON-TV.  Established in 1982 by Helene Whitson, The San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive is a unique moving image collection presenting sixty years of social history and cultural revolution in the San Francisco Bay Area. Over 4000 hours of local news film, documentaries and other programs have been donated to the J. Paul Leonard Library by broadcasters, production companies and private individuals, to be preserved as an academic resource.  It’s a fabulous collection and a MUST SEE!

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