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Black Sheriff Indicted #14305

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 18, 1971
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(Studio) Macon Cnty, Alabama Sheriff Lucius Amerson indicted yesterday for beating prisoner.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Tuskegee, Alabama) [Beaten prisoner Wilbert Dean HARRIS - says beaten with pistol.] [AMERSON - says charges are creation of men against blacks in public county office.] [Newspaper editor Neil DAVIS - says white community withdrawn from sheriff's office and local political activity; many whites glad to see Amerson in trouble.]
REPORTER: Ron Milligan

Milligan, Ron;
Reasoner, Harry

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