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Black Panthers / Convention / Confrontation #212566

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 04, 1970
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(Studio) Black Panther convention to draw up radical const.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) [Police Commissioner Frank RIZZO - says Panthers at war.] [Black Panther Emory DOUGLAS - says police government tools.] Policeman killed last week, no Panther suspects. [RIZZO - says revolutionary killers should be shot; reports raid on Panthers; says they're cowardly.] [Black Panther Big MAN - says no violence; wants to draw up const.] [Panther Huey NEWTON - says blacks weren't considered in United States Const.] [Urban Commission Charles BOWSER - urges reason, not emotional control.] Conf. at Temple University; riot feared.
REPORTER: John Laurence

Cronkite, Walter;
Laurence, John

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