Search the Archive

Angela Davis #220046

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 31, 1972
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Pretrial hearings continue for Angela Davis in Cal. where she faces charges of murder and kidnapping.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Jose, Cal.) On August 7, 1970, Miss Davis made violent attempt to escape Marin Company Court House in San Rafael. Guns were smuggled to San Quentin inmates awaiting hearing. They took over court room and forced hostages outside. Judge Harold Hailey killed. Angela Davis accused of furnishing guns and conspiring in crime. Her attys. will appeal for more trial postponement. Demonstrators protest small court accommodations and chant "free Angela".
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis

Cronkite, Walter;
Kurtis, Bill

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.