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Democratic Convention Violence / House / Yippies #198177

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 03, 1968
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(Studio) Witness tells Congress hearing that Yippie leader Jerry Rubin talked of killing President candidates and overthrowing government during Democratic Convention disorders. Rubin protests; another leftist witness walks out; 1 refuses to talk about Communist affiliation and 1 arrested for wearing shirt made of American flag.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) 250 Yippies chant slogans outside House building Police push them back off Capitol Hill. 1 arrested after throwing firecracker. Police refuse to be provoked.
REPORTER: Bob Gregory

Cronkite, Walter;
Gregory, Bob

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