ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 20, 1968
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(Studio) Illinois Governor Samuel Shapiro orders 5,000 National Guard to report for active duty during Democratic National Convention Says demonstrations could result in tumult, riots or mob disorder. Chicago Mayor Richard Daley requests troops. Democratic National Chairperson, John Bailey, says no schedule worked out due to convention difficulties. Convention could last more than four days due to strikes involving communication equipment and floor fights with regard to Vietnam plank and contested delegates.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
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