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CBS Evening News for
Tuesday, Jan 18, 1972

Headline: Water Poison Plot

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(Studio) 2 college students charged with conspiracy to commit murder in plot to poison Chicago water system.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago) 19 year old Allen Schwander and 18 year old Steve Pera charged in plot. Typhoid germs found in possession. [States Attorney, Edward HANRAHAN - says group called RISE planned inoculations of select few to immunize them from germs to be dispersed to rest of population via water filtration plants.] [Mayor Richard DALEY - affirms safety of water.]
REPORTER: Robert Bahr

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Program Time:05:30:50 pm - 05:33:30 pm. Duration: 02:40
Reporters:Bahr, Robert; Cronkite, Walter
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Record Number:219802