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Farmhse. Siege / England #199778

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 23, 1968
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(Studio) 150 mile N.W. London, police keep vigil on farmhse. inhabited by man with shotgun and family.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Weston-Under-Redcastle, England) John James, 28, and family spend 6th night under siege. After questioned about minor driving offense, James locked self and family in farmhse. He fired shots at police, which brought 100 police, dogs and Army platoon. Relatives appeal to him. Allows bro.-in-law, mother-in-law and priest to approach house with supplies. Psychiatrist tells police not to allow anyone near house [Bro.-in-law Tom HADLINGTON - says he won't turn self in but no harm will come to wife and children. She fears for husband's life. She and children can go if they want to.] Police won't rush house
REPORTER: Morley Safer Narrates

Cronkite, Walter;
Safer, Morley

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