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West Coast / Bombings / Explosive Availability / Legis. #206882

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 08, 1970
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(Studio) 3 bombs hit West Coast.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Seattle, WA) University Washington Reserve Officers' Training Corps building hit; $150,000 damage.
REPORTER: Bill Stout

(San Rafael, California) Cnty. Court House bombed.
REPORTER: Bill Stout

(Santa Barbara, California) National Guard armory bombed.
REPORTER: Bill Stout

(San Francisco, California) [Attorney General John MITCHELL - says abhors bombings.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Other issue explosive availability.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Beaverton, OR) [Bernardine DOHRN - says people arm themselves to live.] Dohrn escaped New York City bomb factory blast; dynamite easy to get over counter in OR. [MAN - says wants 24 sticks dynamite.] [Store OWNER - says ok.] Some states have stiff laws; Nixon administration wants laws tightened. [Explosives Mfrs'. Institution spokesperson M.R. BOTH - says explosive consumers controlled.] Mil. tightens security around explosives.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(No location given) [California Dep. Attorney General Charles O'BRIEN - says many explosives stolen.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater (narrates)

(Studio) Senator passes bomb control bill; authorizes federal wiretaps in bomb cases; makes bombing University recing. federal aid federal crime so FBI can act.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry;
Stout, Bill

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