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White Curfew / Vivian / Illinois #201594

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 15, 1969
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(Studio) Black groups tell whites to stay out of Negro neighborhoods after dark, following Black Panther deaths.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) [Coalition spokesperson Reverend C.T. VIVIAN - announces 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew for whites in black areas.] Vivian speaks for United Front, which representatives 100 black organizations. Front to organize black watch to check on police and black tribunal to try black pols. and police who work with establishment. [Mayor Richard DALEY - doesn't believe all blacks support this. No 1 has power to take law in own hands. Not alarmed; we'll see if they can enforce it.] Black aldermen oppose idea, as does Congressional candidate, Augustus Savage. [SAVAGE - says might not substitute for right for blacks or whites. Plead for end to violence.] Police superintendent calls idea inflammatory. Front says it just wants to protect whites from moment of anger.
REPORTER: No reporter given

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:03:00

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