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ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 27, 1972
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(Studio) 11 days ago 2 black students shot to death on Baton Rouge, LA, campus of Southern University in clash between students and police. Today Louisiana state commission of inquiry begins taking testimony.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Students boycott classes until all student demands met.

(Baton Rouge, LA) Students hold sympathy march from LSU campus to state capitol. Governor Edwin Edwards tells marchers that protesters responsible for student deaths. [Edwards and students exchange remarks.] State attorney gem. holds meeting to investigate deaths. Black group, distrustful of attorney gem., holds own investigation.
REPORTER: Bob Krieger (WVUE)

Krieger, Bob;
Reasoner, Harry

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