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American Indian Movement / Wounded Knee #24825

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 01, 1973
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(Studio) Leaders of-American Indian Movement still hold town of Wounded Knee, South Dakota, although they have released their 11 hostages. South Dakota Senators George McGovern and James Abourezk fly into area in effort to mediate dispute.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Wounded Knee, South Dakota) Indians still hold Wounded Knee and federal officers still surround area. [Former hostage Agnes GILDERSLEEVE - says is heartsick over event. Feels it happened because Indians didn't achieve goals they sought in DC.] [AIM leader Russell MEANS - says feels incident will end in violence. Wants Indian treaties respected.]
REPORTER: Anne Kaestner

Reporter(s):
Kaestner, Anne;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:02:40

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