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Boston, Massachusetts / Wagler Death #226074

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 04, 1973
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(Studio) Police search for black gang responsible for burning Evelyn Wagler to death.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Boston, Massachusetts) Details behind horror reviewed. Liquor store owner Fred Courtney helped Mrs. Wagler. [COURTNEY - recalls Mrs. Wagler running into liquor store aflame.] Fear of retaliation keeps persons from contacting police. [Boston Mayor Kevin WHITE - offers reward for witnesses to atrocity.] [Boston police commissioner Robert di GRAZIA - believes gang got idea for horror from TV.]
REPORTER: David Henderson

(Studio) Mrs. Wagler's estranged husband expresses horror over death in interview with "Chicago Daily News." Blames social system of American for Evelyn's death. 3 more attacks occur by black groups against whites in Boston area. Attacks outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Henderson, David
Duration:
00:02:40

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