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Black Muslims #22968

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 22, 1973
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(Studio) Black Muslims recently in news in connection with violence.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) After 47 hrs. tension and violence 9 hostages escape and 4 Black Muslims surrender to police. 1 killed in incident. Muslims took part in robbery sporting goods store to get guns, possibly to use against other Muslim sects. Theory credible since 7 members Muslim sect killed in DC Thursday Washington, DC member Hanafi sect accuses followers Elijah Muhammed sect in Chicago of murders. [Hanafi sect member Hamaas Abdul KHAALIS - says oldest daughter shot in head and left for dead. Daughter says crime committed by leader of Islam sect based in Chicago at number 2 Temple.] Since mid-1960's when Malcolm X slain violence associated with Black Muslims. [Columbia U. professor Charles HAMILTON - says Black Muslims have had great success with rehabilitation drug addicts. Black Muslims high in morals as rule.]
REPORTER: Bill Brannigan

Brannigan, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry

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