CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 18, 1968
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(Studio) National Commission on Causes and Effects of Violence opens hearings.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Attorney General Ramsey Clark and FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover pose with Chairperson Milton Eisenhower. Clark says police violence most dangerous of all and unruly crowds can be controlled without significant violence. Hoover cites Chicago police difficulties. Says tribute to police that no 1 killed and feels media often distorts police efforts to keep law and order. Clark talks to reporters [CLARK - says Chicago matter under investigation. There was exaggeration concerning police and crowd conduct. Problems real and serious. Exaggeration from descriptions. Emotionalism results from this. Incident won't have important effect on election.]
REPORTER: Bob Gregory
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