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Chicago / Police vs. Blacks #223349

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 01, 1972
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(Studio) Representative Ralph Metcalfe says black and Latin groups in Chicago, Illinois, setting up Citizen's Police Review Bd. Accuses officials for failing to deal adequately with police brutality.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Chicago, Illinois) [Dick GREGORY - interprets headlines with comedy for night club crowd.] At community mtgs., police accused of brutality against blacks, harassment, illegal searches. [Chicago Police Supt. James CONLISK - hopes to profit from recommendations.] [Chicago Police Dep. Supt., James ROCHFORD - says police should be respected, even if wrong.] [Blacks speak out on lack of respect shown them.] Metcalfe, who has been ally of Mayor Daley for 20 years, now makes demands of mayor. [METCALFE - says he loves own people more than mayor or his police. Says Daley is not Almighty God.]
REPORTER: Sylvia Chase

Chase, Sylvia;
Mudd, Roger

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