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Chicago 7 / Contempt Trial #225983

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 29, 1973
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(Studio) Chicago Seven and 2 lawyers return to court to be tried on contempt charges. Chicago Seven trial reviewed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) Mbrs. of Chicago Seven very changed. Differences in Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Rennie Davis, David Dellinger, Tom Hayden, William Kunstler outlined. Federal judge Edward Juneau presides. United States attorney James Thompson offers argument for government Kunstler outlines argument against contempt charges. Court reporter admits keeping tapes of original Chicago Seven trial. Defense cnsl. Morton Stavis wants tapes for case; reasons outlined. Trial expected to drag out.
REPORTER: Bill Plante Artist: Marcia Danits

(Studio) 1 of Chicago Seven defendants, David Dellinger, helps write statement delivered in Moscow, USSR , blasting government action against dissenters. Reverend Paul Mayer, People's Coalition of Peace and Justice, tells World Peace Council in Moscow, no one should set limits on free speech.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill

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