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Democratic Convention Violence / House #197844

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 01, 1968
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(Studio) House Un-American Activities Committee opens hearings on Democratic Convention violence.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Hearing goes smoothly until p.m., when Yippies and attys. told to leave hearing room after attempts to disrupt meeting 15 police and 12 fed. marshals inside room; 25 outside; others in reserve. Yippies to testify Thursday 1 staff assistant and 2 Chicago police testify. [Chairperson Representative Richard ICHORD - says federal legislature to protect federal election processes might come out of this.] Yippie leader Jerry Rubin tries to enter room with 100 rounds ammunition No 1 laughed as he was led away.
REPORTER: Bob Gregory

Cronkite, Walter;
Gregory, Bob

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