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Black Panthers Shoot-Out / Reenactment #201574

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 12, 1969
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(Studio) Justice Department to study Black Panther killings. Police reenact shootout.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) Chart of apt. layout shown with arrows, with which Ike Pappas describes events of raid. Ofrs. reenact raid and show what they did. [sergeant Dan. GROTH - says woman fired at me from bed. Shot several times at her.] [Det. James DAVIS - says illumination from girl or Groth's guns show up man behind door. I fired twice at him. Describes how man fell and his own position.] [SPOKESPERSON - tells of getting shotgun from girl. Describes her wound.) [GROTH - tells of telling occupant of bedroom to come out. Voice said, "Shoot it out," and blast came through door. Describes how he entered room and events that followed when he perceived 2 coming up at him. 1 was Blair Anderson; other was girl.] Other point of force came through the kitchen, adjacent to Fred Hampton's bedroom. [SPOKESPERSON - tells of shooting into back bedroom. Finds Hampton in bed with 2 weapons. Pulled him over to door; didn't know how bad he was hurt.] Dep. of Defense Min. Bobby Rush says police oinking at public again. Apt. shown.

Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike

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