CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 14, 1969
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(Studio) Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard, Robert Shelton, begins serving 1-yr. prison sentence. Shelton convicted in 1966 for refusing to had over Ku Klux Klan records to Congress committee
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Birmingham, Alabama) 2 Klan secys. with Shelton when he surrendered. North Carolina fire dragon, Bob Jones, also present. [SHELTON - declares Congress will never get Ku Klux Klan records.] Shelton goes to prison in Texarkana, Texas; originally scheduled for almost all black prison.
REPORTER: Ed Rabel
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