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Kelley / AIM Trial #247262

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 07, 1976
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(Studio) FBI Director Clarence Kelley testifies at Iowa trial of 2 American Indian Movement (AIM) members for murder of 2 FBI agents in South Dakota.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Cedar Rapids, Iowa) Govt. tried to quash subpoena requiring Kelley's appearance. Kelley says AIM has fine goals and people. Defense attorney William Kunstler introduces FBI messages warning local law enforcement agencies of AIM plans of violence. Depts. of Justice and Interior and CIA recd. messages. Kelley admits satellite FBI post was set up near Pine Ridge, South Dakota, Indian reservation. Both agents and Indians were afraid for their lives. Representative Otis Pike and Senator Frank Church also subpoenaed; both head cmtes. investigating FBI.
REPORTER: Jackie Casselberry Artist: Marcia Danits

Reporter(s):
Casselberry, Jackie;
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:01:50

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