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Chicago Conspiracy Trial Verdict #208342

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 20, 1970
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(Studio) Judge Julius Hoffman gave maximum sentences to 5 defendants guilty of crossing state line to incite riots at `68 Convention and fined $5,000 and court costs, approx. $60,000.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) Defendants, Dave Dellinger, Rennie Davis, Thomas Hayden, Abbie Hoffman; Jerry Rubin allowed to make final statement before verdict read. Judge refused to grant bail, saying they are dangerous men.
REPORTER: John Laurence Artist: Howard Brodie

(Studio) American Bar Association official says some of judge's remarks were not judicious, and will be examined with other aspects of trial.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Laurence, John

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