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Panther Shootout / Illinois / Hampton #201906

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 04, 1969
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(Studio) Police raid Black Panthers stronghold; kill 2 Panthers, incling. Illinois Chairperson Fred Hampton, 22.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) Police arrived at 4:45 a.m. with warrant to look for weapons They say Panthers fired on them. 4 inside apt. and 2 police wounded, [Panther spokesperson Bobby RUSH - says "pigs" murdered Fred Hampton while he was in bed.] Ammo. and weapons from apt. shown. [Cooke Cnty. States Attorney Edward HANRAHAN - says firing upon police shows viciousness of Party, as their refusal to stop firing.]

Cronkite, Walter

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