CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 09, 1972
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(Studio) Chicago Eight defendants and attys. come before United States Circuit Court of Appeals, on charges of contempt and crossing state lines to incite riot at Democratic National Convention of `68.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(NYC) Reporter recalls trial with Judge Julius Hoffman and Chicago Seven. Black Panther Hobby Seal was bound and gagged so trial could continue. Demonstrations which followed outlined. Now, however, universities are quiet again. [John FROINES - says arrogance will be traded for humility, with fewer demonstrations and more program, in efforts to reach people once more.] [Rennie DAVIS - says era of `60s revolt must turn into long term building process.] [Jerry RUBIN - urges young people to register and vote; urges non-violent legal, demonstration at Republican Convention in San Diego, California.] [Bobby SEALE - urges use of hammer, rather than gun, to build free medical clinics, but keeps gun handy to defend right to build.]
REPORTER: David Culhane
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