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Wounded Knee Leaders / Trial #231205

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 08, 1974
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(Studio) Jury selection begins for trial of leaders heading Wounded Knee, South Dakota, takeover last spring.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Saint Paul, Minnesota) Indian leaders Dennis Banks and Russell Means to go on trial; attorney William Kunstler heads defense team. All view trial as opportunity to present Indian case. Elaborate security marks ctroom. Charges against leaders outlined. United States district judge Fred Nichol presides. 2 jury mbrs. tentatively selected by afternoon.
REPORTER: Bill Plante; ARTIST: Marcia Danits

Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill

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