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Angela Davis #220046

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 31, 1972
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(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

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kurtis, Bill
Duration:
00:02:00

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