Search the Archive

Evers Plot #205447

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 11, 1969
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Dale Walton bound over to grand jury for plot to kill Fayette, Mississippi Mayor, Charles Evers.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Fayette, Mississippi) Former Ku Klux Klan member Walton accompanied by wife. Mayor Evers disqualifies self as judge. [Woman ATTORNEY - makes charges.] [WALTON - not guilty.] Guns found with Walton shown. [EVERS - explains tip-off phone call that alerted him to plot.] Judge Ferd Allen bounds Walton to grand jury on charge of attempted murder. Walton attorney Billy Jordan says there's no case. Bond set at $10,000.

Cronkite, Walter;
Rabel, Ed

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.