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Capitol Bombing Arrest #216429

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 28, 1971
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(Studio) FBI arrests 19 year old Leslie Bacon as material witness in Capitol bombing.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Film shows house where Bacon arrested; undercover agent claims Bacon courier for actual bombers; government wants her sent to Seattle, WA, for grand jury investigation. [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) Lawyer Philip J. HIRSCHKOP - says told Bacon not to cooperate with government FBI broke into house ; refused to let anyone read warrant; Bacon scared, has no criminal record.]
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

(Studio) Bacon's mother says Leslie denies connection with bombing.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Schoumacher, David

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