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California / Willson Martyrdom #111637

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 05, 1987
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Report introduced.

(Concord, California: Tom Schell) Contd. demonstrations protesting United States policy in Central American and martyrdom of protester Brian Willson, now double amputee after sitting in train's path during demonstration, featured; details given, scenes shown. Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's wife Rosario Murillo noted visiting Willson today. [MURILLO - praises Willson's desire for peace.] [Anti-war activist Duncan MURPHY - won't fail to block trains as Germans failed to do with concentration camp trains; notes he was prisoners of war in Bergen-Belsen.] [Joan BAEZ - thinks American public needs support in actualizing its instincts to prevent another Vietnam.] Investigations into Willson incident explained.

Schell, Tom;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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