CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 03, 1973
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(Studio) Justice Department reopens probe of 4 Kent State students shot by National Guardsmen May 4, 1970.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Former Attorney General John Mitchell closed case before taking it before grand jury, but critics say action taken to shift blame from National Guard. [Assistant Attorney General Stanley POTTINGER - says Kent State probe reopened because additional information desirable in some areas. Former Attorney General Mitchell not wrong in closing investigation years ago, however.] [Senator Birch BAYH refers to student Terry Norman found after Kent State tragedy with pistol. Fatal shot could have been fired by him. Neither FBI nor grand jury investigated Norman.]
REPORTER: Fred Graham
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