CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 18, 1971
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(Studio) Clean-up occurs after Pittsburgh Pirates' fans celebrate.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) 100,000 greet victorious team home. Fires set, cars overturned and violence ensues. 98 arrested and 100 injured. [Mayor Peter F. FLAHERTY - calls it overreaction by news media; notes no rapes here; some unruly but 95% of people just caught in massive jam.] [Pirate Roberto CLEMENTE - says fans get excited in different ways.] [Mrs. CLEMENTE - says never saw crowd like that before.]
REPORTER: Robert Schakne
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