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Walker Report / Chi. Convention #199147

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 06, 1968
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(Studio) Walker report on Democratic Convention violence increases debate on conflict between police and demonstrators.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) "Rights in Conflict", Walker report in paper binding, becomes bestseller. Conflict over report escalates. Richard Daley organization said working to discredit report "Chicago Tribune" editorializes with regard to New York "Times. Tribune" charges report rewritten under director of Attorney General Ramsey Clark. to make police look bad. [WALKER - denies report rewritten by anyone.]
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) House committee on Un-American Activities ends 1st phase of investigation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Yippie leader, Jerry Rubin, comes dressed as Santa Claus, to show his contempt for investigation. [Chairperson Richard ICHORD - summarizes hearings. Says had Vietnam war been declared war, many witnesses would have been guilty of treason.] More investigation may come next year [ICHORD - speaks of Walker report Notes overreaction by minority of police, news media, and staff that wrote report Confusion noted.]
REPORTER: Marya McLaughlin

(Studio) International Conf. of Police Assns. criticizes report Stigma said cast over law enforcement.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
McLaughlin, Marya;
Plante, Bill

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