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ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 02, 1973
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(Studio) Senator William Proxmire's zeal for physical fitness gets him in trouble and out again.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Proxmire attacked by youths while walking home; within mins., police catch attackers. [PROXMIRE believes youths dumb to attack him in daylight. Asked if everyone should fight back if attacked. [PROXMIRE hopes each person attacked would fight back.] Proxmire jogs 5 mi daily to work and walks home in afternoon. Senator John Stennis, shot and robbed last January, appears in court as chief witness against his attacker. Stennis names assailant Tyrone Marshall. Marshall to be tried under law making assault of Congman. feds offense.
REPORTER: Virginia Sherwood Artist: Freda Reiter

Sherwood, Virginia;
Smith, Howard K.

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