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NEWS FLASH: CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY SCREENED TAKING ALCATRAZ JUNE 15, PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR DETAILS.
We are honored that THE CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY screened Taking Alcatraz on Thursday June 15, 2017 in San Francisco. Following the showing there was a panel discussion with photographer Ilka Hartmann who photographed at Alcatraz, Sacheen Littlefeather one of the occupiers, Alan Harrison who was on the Island as a little boy, Eloy Martinez who was one of the orginal occupiers, Dr. Larry Brilliant who volunteered with medical needs, and Mary Crowley who, at 18, took so many people and supplies to the island on borrowed or rented boats, filmmaker John Ferry. The film was well received and the panel discussion was outstanding and informative. The room overflowed with over 130 in the audiece. Unfortnately, some people had to be turned away.
L-R: John Ferry, Mary Crowley, Eloy Martinez, Ilka Hartmann, Sacheen Littlefeather. Dr. Larry Brilliant was not availabvle for the photograph.