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American Indian Movement / Wounded Knee #25222

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 07, 1973
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(Studio) Negotiations between Indians and federal authorities break down at Wounded Knee, South Dakota. Feds. request evacuation women and children from occupied town. Last night shots were exchanged between Indians and feds.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Wounded Knee, South Dakota) [AIM leader Carter CAMP - says Indians occupied Wounded Knee to force changes in life of Indians on Pine Ridge Reservation. BIA's dealings with tribe must be corrected before AIM group withdraws from Wounded Knee. AIM wants children to be taught about Indian culture Camp says Pine Ridge Reservation run by few white ranchers working with BIA. Wealth of reservation taken by whites and Indians want this changed.]
REPORTER: Ron Miller

(Studio) Army on alert in case of shoot-out at Wounded Knee.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reporter(s):
Miller, Ron;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:40

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