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Chicago 8 Trial / Moratorium #200599

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 14, 1969
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(Studio) Moratorium chief issue at trial.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) Defendants appeal for time off to take point in moratorium. Defense Attorney William Kunstler says they feel they've right to take point Judge Julius Hoffman says without authority to allow it. United States Attorney Thomas Foran accuses defense of trying to turn moratorium into violent rampage. Says they're trying to corrupt sincere effort to end war. [Defendant Tom HAYDEN - calls Foran "puppet" of pols. of LBJ and Nixon admins. United States coming to stop over war.] Kunstler says court should close due to Vietnam horrors, as it did for death of Eisenhower. Judge says war doesn't go on in his name and denies adjournment.
REPORTER: John Laurence Artist: Howard Brodie

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Laurence, John
Duration:
00:02:50

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