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Mau Mau Murders #18017

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 18, 1972
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(Studio) 8 young black men charged with murder of 9 whites.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Chicago, Illinois) Blacks thought part of nation-wide terrorist band carrying out wanton murder of whites. De Mau Mau organization, named after African marauders in Kenya, said started in Vietnam among black servicemen. [Cook County Sheriff Richard ELROD - says 150 members of organization in Chicago area. There may be several thousand in nation] Concerned Vets. Association established in Chicago to help black GI's find jobs. Many vets. have dishonorable discharges and can't get jobs. [Black Vietnam vets. say some comrades are turning hostile from frustration, and they may do likewise.] [Concerned Vietnam Vets., Barry WRIGHT - says situation is bad. Worries about sophisticated nation-wide organization of black militants.]

Hill, Hugh;
Reasoner, Harry

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