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Chicago Convention / Johnson Article / Daley #202001

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 10, 1969
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(Studio) In "True", former President Johnson calls Chicago convention violence tragic, horrible thing.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) Johnson says violence came from both sides losing reason and understanding. Johnson article implied criticism of demonstrators and admin. of Mayor Richard M. Daley in handling protest. [DALEY - declares injustice won% be corrected by protest and violence. Nobody killed in Chicago incident; proper protection was available for city's visitors. Police not all guilty of brutality.] At press conference Daley says Vietnam war to blame. [DALEY - reports youth of American alienated by war.] Reporter asks if Daley could say that was Johnson's responsibility. [DALEY - says one could say that.] Daley won't apologize for city's handling of incident.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike

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