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Baton Rouge Riot #219691

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 11, 1972
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(Studio) Baton Rouge, La., violence said started by Black Muslims.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Baton Rouge, La.) National Guard remain in city. [Mayor W.W. DUMAS - hints of outsiders who intend to come to city to prolong violence as part of organized plan.]
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

(Southern University Campus) Professors at black campus who attended mtgs. of out-of-towners comment on incident. [William JOHNSON - says speakers tried to promote fervor in black youth to combat racial problems in Baton Rouge, such as unemployment, poor housing, etc.]
REPORTER: Foster Davis

Cronkite, Walter;
Davis, Foster;
Duvall, Jed

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