Friday, February 11, 2011

Retro Friday: Local News Investigates Punk Rock, Circa 1983



Quite a surprisingly balanced five-part series (I say "surprising" because this is local TV news, after all) from KTTV in 1983 on punk rock and the punk rock movement. The report begins (above) with a confrontation between concert goers and police at Mendiola's Ballroom in Huntington Beach. KTTV's camera crew happened to be there -- and the reporter ends his segment by defending the punkers.



Here's part two...



Part three.



Part four.



Part five.

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