CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 18, 1973
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(Studio) Federal grand jury begins long delayed probe of Kent State killings. Background for killings reviewed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Cleveland, Ohio) Federal judge Frank Battisti charges jury with its duty. Former Attorney General John Mitchell refused investigation 3 1/2 years ago. Justice Department says new evidence warrants investigation. [Wounded student Dean KAHLER - reflects on Kent State, guardsmen, United States system of justice.] sergeant Myron Pryor of Ohio National Guard accused of conspiring to shoot students. [PRYOR - insists his gun wasn't loaded; used gun to scare students.] Questioned about identities of guardsmen firing guns. [PRYOR - states identities will be revealed if question asked during federal probe.]
REPORTER: Ike Pappas Artist: Audrey Weprin
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