ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 08, 1973
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(Studio) Govt. has given Indians occupying Wounded Knee until 6 p.m. to come out of town. United States forces say won't take area by force unless provoked to do so. National Council Churches offers to police cease-fire to prevent violence. Interior Department offers to reopen negotiations even though militants remain armed.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Wounded Knee, South Dakota) Resumption of negotiations encouraging sign, but government asks women and children to leave Wounded Knee. Some town residents leaving in anticipating violence. [Former hostage W.A. RIEGERT - says AIM leaders told him either to go or die with them.]
REPORTER: Ron Miller
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