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Black Vietnam Awols / Military Racial Indictment #12689

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 04, 1971
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(Studio) Morale a problem in Vietnam as war winds down. Black AWOLs often hide in "Soul Alley".
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Saigon, South Vietnam) "Soul Alley" a Saigon street where black GIs go, black AWOLs hide. William Kennerly absent without leave to avoid military prison, military racism. People in "Soul Alley" help AWOLs avoid MPs. [KENNERLY - says more chance of living here than back with military unit or US.]
REPORTER: Jim Giggans

(Studio) Racial incident in Hanau, Germany. Army says black soldier died falling down staircase. Friends say beaten to-death by white soldier. Small riot involving 40 blacks ensued.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Giggans, Jim;
Smith, Howard K.

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