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Campaign `72 / Republican Convention and Gainesville 6 #22084

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 24, 1972
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(Studio) Some convention protesters appear at court hearing for Gainesville 6.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Gainesville, Florida) 200 VVAWs converge on Gainesville district court where 6 of their number were to be arraigned on charges of conspiring to organization riot during Republican convention Indictment charges 6 met in Gainesville home of former Marine sergeant Scott Camil in May to hatch plot of organization fire teams to be used against Miami Beach police and property during Republican conv. Judge David Middlebrooks hears indictment charging 6 planned to use automatic weapons and fire bombs. [CAMIL - says only thing he's guilty of is telling American people truth about what's happening in Indochina. Says phony charges trumped up to discredit VVAW's.]
REPORTER: David Snell

Reasoner, Harry;
Snell, David

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