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Southern University Protest Deaths #18435

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 16, 1972
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(Studio) At Southern University, 2 blacks killed in aftermath of student takeover of predominately black University's administration building
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Baton Rouge, LA) Sheriff's deps., state police fire tear gas canisters into occupied building to force students out. Say they fired no shots. Sheriff Al Amiss says 2 students probably trampled to death as students poured out of building Evidence of buckshot in 1 dead student noted. Iowa Governor Edwin Edwards talks about lack of communication. Violence continues. Fire set in registrar's office. National Guard ordered on campus.
REPORTER: Louis de la Foret WVUE-TV New Orleans (WRBT-TV newsfilm)

Reporter(s):
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:00

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