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Chicago 8 Trial / Dellinger / Rubin #200665

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 17, 1969
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(Studio) Focus on David Dellinger, 53.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) television news cameraman and FBI informer, Carl Gilmann says Dellinger encouraged San Diego students to burn draft cards, break laws, disrupt government and go to jail to try to stop war. Defense Attorney Leonard Weinglass says using Dellinger's public speeches against him was violation of 1st amendment rights. Prosecutor Schultz says Dellinger prosecuted for intent to incite riots. Judge Julius Hoffman overruled defense objections. FBI agent quotes Jerry Rubin speech, in which he said people should disrupt election system at Chicago Convention and on Election Day Defense says man can't be prosecuted for what he thinks or says. Judge overrules. Free Speech and right to dissent is issue.
REPORTER: Murray Fromson Artist: Howard Brodie

Cronkite, Walter;
Fromson, Murray

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