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Chicago 8 Trial #200700

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 02, 1969
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(Studio) Authorities take extra steps to protect Chicago 8 trial participants. Federal Marshals search all after bomb threat received
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) Defense Attorney Leonard Weinglass moves for mistrial, claiming Judge Julius Hoffman's voice prejudicial to defendants when indictment read. Judge says he'll continue to use only voice he has. Defense Attorney William Kunstler says city's refusal to grant demonstration permits led to violence. [Defendant Abbie HOFFMAN says key man, Dick Daley, to be witness.] Policeman Robert Murray says Jerry Rubin rallied crowd into attacking police. Attack caused police to use tear gas. Some of women jurors upset by profanity repeated.
REPORTER: Murray Fromson Artist: Howard Brodie

Cronkite, Walter;
Fromson, Murray

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