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American Indian Movement / Wounded Knee #24983

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 02, 1973
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(Studio) 2 armored personnel carriers moved into Wounded Knee, South Dakota, where militant Indian group still holds town. Home of 1 Indian leader of movement fire bombed. Indians angry.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Pine Ridge, South Dakota) Communications director for AIM, Aaron Deseras, has house bombed. Yesterday hostages held by Indians released. [Former hostage Guy FRITCE - says he's free to go. Treated well by Indians.] South Dakota Senators George McGovern and James Abourezk on scene. [McGOVERN - says wants any real grievance fully investigated.] [Former hostage William RIEGET - says given excellent care by Indians.]
REPORTER: Anne Kaestner

(Studio) Senator Abourezk describes Indian reaction when told Deseras' house burned.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) [ABOUREZK - says Indians very agitated by news of bombing. Feels most Indian grievances legitimate.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Kaestner, Anne;
Reasoner, Harry

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