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Convention / Police / McCarthy Supporters #199470

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 30, 1968
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(Studio) Chicago police enter hotel suite used by McCarthy supporters after debris dropped on police hds., according to police. McCarthy forms committee of attys. to investigate.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Chicago, Illinois) At 5:30 a.m., police claim unruly McCarthy workers threw ash trays, beer cans and other things at police and National Guard from 15th floor. Guard, police, and hotel security charge up to stop it. [McCarthy WORKER - says police came up to room and asked them to leave.] [2nd WORKER - when he asked what grounds, police said coffee grounds.] [WORKER - says some of people beaten. 3 police worked over 1 of workers.] [MCCARTHY - says doesn't know if any objects dropped from hotel. Questions if 1 is safe in city when wearing McCarthy button.]
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Kuralt, Charles;
Pappas, Ike

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