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Chicago 8 Trial / Hoffman Protests #205738

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 29, 1969
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(Studio) 200 attys. protest Judge Julius Hoffman's handling of Chicago 8 conspiracy trial,
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) Judge Hoffman reverses contempt ruling against 4 defense attys. and allows them to withdraw from case. [Former Defense Attorney Michael KENNEDY - says we'll continue efforts to impeach Judge Hoffman. He's not fit to sit as United States judge.] Defense Attorney William Kunstler asks for mistrial, claiming harassment from court United States Attorney Thomas Foran defends judge. He calls it appalling of defense attys. to discuss case on TV. Judge denies mistrial motion. Kunstler and Judge discuss impounding mistrial motion.
REPORTER: John Laurence Artist: Howard Brodie

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Laurence, John
Duration:
00:02:10

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