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Chicago Conspiracy Trial #18519

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 21, 1972
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(Studio) Federal appeal court reverses convictions of "Chicago Seven" defendants tried for crossing state lines to incite riots at Chicago Democratic Convention of 1968. 5 defendants convicted. Appeals court rules 2 to 1 that Judge Julius Hoffman who presided over original trial was clearly antagonistic towards defense Another trial possible but unlikely.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Detroit, Michigan) [Defendant Tom MAYDEN - relates release to ending of Vietnam war.] [Defense attorney William KUNSTLER - glad court ruled mistrial on grounds of Judge Julius Hoffman's behavior and behavior of prosecution.] David Dellinger another defendant.
REPORTER: Bill Brannigan

(Studio) United States attorney comments on case.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) [US attorneyJames THOMPSON - evesdropping used before trial now illegal. Retrial depends on whether material can be disclosed.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Brannigan, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry

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