CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 29, 1969
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(Studio) 1 defendant forcibly restrained during wild day in Court
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Chicago, Illinois) Bobby Seale bound and gagged for refusing to obey Judge. Seale gave short speech to Black Panther followers in Court prior to trial opening. Assistant Attorney General Richard Schultz gave account of speech and Seale shouted at Schultz. Federal Marshals threw him in chair. Again forced to sit in chair, after demanding to cross examine witness. David Del linger gave body-block to 1 of Marshals Judge Julius Hoffman warns defendants they may sleep in jail. Dr. Benjamin Spock leads protest outside Ctroom. Seale bound and gagged after lunch. Issue is Seale's refusal to recognize his Defense Attys.; wants to represent self
REPORTER: John Laurence Artist: Howard Brodie
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