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Brownsville Affair / Dorsey Willis #227050

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 06, 1973
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(Studio) President signs legislature to rectify Brownsville affair of 1906. Brownsville affair explained. Surviving member of Brownsville affair, Dorsey Willis, talks to reporters
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Minneapolis, Minnesota) Willis now 87. Earlier in year, Willis honored in ceremony and presented honorable discharge papers from Army. Today President signs bill allowing $25,000 compensation for Willis. [WILLIS - insists he's not bitter over matter although he knows he's been treated shamefully.] Dorsey says he won't use money foolishly.

Cronkite, Walter

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