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Baton Rouge Riot #17452

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 11, 1972
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(Studio) In Baton Rouge, La., murder charges filed against 9 young blacks as result of violence that killed 2 policemen and 2 blacks. 5 of 8 from out of state.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Baton Rouge, La.) National Guard enforces curfew. [Witness, Moses WILLIAMS - says Black Muslims told not to bring weapons to demonstration.] [Newsman, Henry BAPTISTE - says a few blacks were armed and fired first.] [Mayor, W.W. DUMAS - warns outsiders not to come and make more trouble.]
REPORTER: Louis de la Foret WVUE-TV

Reasoner, Harry

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