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Memphis Violence / Teen's Death #12990

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 21, 1971
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(Studio) Major development in Memphis, Tennessee, unrest with regard to black teen's death reported.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Memphis, Tennessee) Sporadic violence has broken out. [D. A. Phil CANALE - says homicide indictment(s) will be given to grand jury.] Some schools close due to bomb threats. [Cnclman. J. L. PATTERSON - tells school audience that the goal is to get Elton Hayes' killers, not burn city down; cites need to get policemen responsible before court] Some black doctors,refusing to sign Mayor Loeb's agreement to help keep peace, say city gives no assurance of improved police conduct. Black teens protest police brutality at City Hall.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Farmer, Don;
Smith, Howard K.

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