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Arthur Tress: San Francisco 1964 opens at the de Young Museum in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- In the summer of 1964, San Francisco was ground zero for a historic culture clash as the site of both the 28th Republican National Convention (the ?Goldwater Convention?) and the launch of the Beatles? first North American tour. The young photographer Arthur Tress arrived at this opportune moment in the city?s history and found himself in the midst of large-scale civil rights demonstrations and chaotic political pageantry.
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