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Indian Standoff / Keshena, Wisconsin #236999

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 07, 1975
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(Studio) Wisconsin Governor Patrick Lucey sends in National Guard to deal with armed Indians group that has taken over abandoned monastery in Keshena, WI.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Keshena, WI) National Guard replaces local police; reasons given. [National Guard Colonel Hugh SIMONSON - plans to provide Indians safe passage out of abbey.] 2 Wounded Knee veterans, Russell Means and Dennis Banks, arrive to support Menominee Warrior Society. [MEANS - compares Wounded Knee with takeover in Keshena.]
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill

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