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New Jersey / Racial Violence #211391

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 08, 1970
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(Studio) 3 nights racial violence jar Asbury Park, New Jersey.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Asbury Park, New Jersey) Seaside resort torn by blacks; state troopers called in; 44 blacks treated for gunshot wounds; residents claim troopers provoking violence. [Don HAMMARY - says situation will worsen unless mayor responds to black needs.] [Mayor Joseph MATTICE - claims outside forces fomenting trouble.] Interracial mtgs. loud and unproductive; curfew in effect at sundown; blacks replace troopers to keep peace.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Dean, Morton;
Reasoner, Harry

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