This 2018 documentary covers the life of George Moscone. Moscone was born (1929) and raised in San Francisco’s Marina district. He attended Santa Rosa Junior College and the College of the Pacific before he received his law degree from U.C. Hastings in 1956. After serving in the Navy he started a private law practice in San Francisco before serving on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors from 1963 to 1966 and in the California State Senate from 1967 to 1976. George Moscone attempted to run for Governor in 1974 but withdrew. He was elected Mayor of San Francisco in December of 1975 and served from 1976 until his assassination in November of 1978. He supported changes that brought a greater diversity to the government of San Francisco.
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Moscone: A Legacy of Change
Nat Katzman, Stephen Talbot, Teresa Bergman, and Peter Coyote
"Moscone: A Legacy of Change" chronicles the life story of Pacific alumnus George Moscone '53, the late California State Senator and Mayor of San Francisco. The film was produced by University of the Pacific Professor of Communication Teresa Bergman with research and production assistance by Pacific undergraduate and graduate students. It was directed by Nat Katzman and narrated by Peter Coyote.