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Black Panther Trial #208428

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 25, 1970
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(Studio) Chicago Convention Conspiracy trial, raucous ctroom. behavior of defendants; similar problems in New York Black Panther trial; judge cracked down.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC, New York) Judge Murtagh ignores Panthers' outburst and trial resumed; judge orders defendants to remain silent; called pig; removed defendants; called indefinite recess until defendants agree to behave; stay in prison until then; Defense Attorney Myers McKenny not given chance to reply, Defense Attorney Lefcourt said unique precedent.
REPORTER: George Herman Artist: Howard Brodie

Cronkite, Walter;
Herman, George

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