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Bank Bombs #220136

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 07, 1972
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(Studio) Time bombs planted mos. ago in 9 banks in 3 major cities to secure release of political prisoners, revealed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New York) [New York City policeman Lieutenant Kenneth O'NEIL - describes electric calendar clock time bombs.] Banks tipped off by letters to various news media. George Jackson and Sam Melville, prisoners killed in escape, riot, mentioned. Safety deposit boxes rented under name Christopher Chas. Moore.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

(Chicago) Safety deposit boxes with bombs last visited in July, 1971. Students for a Democratic Society suspected in plot. All letters mailed from Chicago.
REPORTER: Jeff Williams (WBBM-TV Newsfilm)

(San Francisco) One bomb exploded last September at Bank of American 2 more found at Wells Fargo and Crocker Banks.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Cronkite, Walter;
Shepard Gary;
Threlkeld, Richard;
Williams, Jeff

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