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Racial Unrest / Nebraska #204277

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 26, 1969
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(Studio) After 2 days violence, Mayor Eugene Leahy considers stopping sale of gasoline and whiskey in troubled areas. Blowup follows killing of 14-yr. old Negro girl by white policeman, John Loder, adopted son of actress Hedy Lamarr.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Omaha, Nebraska) Killing of Vivian Strong brings burning, looting, and sniper fire. Blacks angry at Loder only charged with manslaughter and released on $500 bond. He'll be dismissed from force. 40 arrested. 5 bldgs. gutted. Leahy calls for city's black youth to stop destruction and ignore exploiters. National Guard on standby. Some Black Panthers arrested.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Reporter(s):
Plante, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:01:40

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