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Chicago 8 Trial / Seale #200916

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 30, 1969
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(Studio) Bobby Seale again center of attn,
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) Seale breaks bonds and removes gag; then struggles with Marshals. Defense, complains buckles cutting into Seale's hands. Judge Julius Hoffman ordered them loosened and Seale got free. Jury ordered out. Seale swore at Judge and fell backward into reporters Defense Attorney William Kunstler calls it unholy disgrace. Prosecutor Thomas Foran says caused by Kunstler. Seale taken away screaming. Kunstler says ashamed to be Attorney; Judge says he should be. Prosecution claims outburst staged. [Tom HAYDEN - says when Seale speaks, it's when his name is mentioned. He's trying to exercise his rights.] Court adjourns when Seale breaks out of gag again.
REPORTER: John Laurence Artist: Howard Brodie

Cronkite, Walter;
Laurence, John

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