CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 20, 1977
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(Studio) Suit of families of 2 slain Black Panther members against 7 Chicago, 11, policemen concludes.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Chicago, Illinois) Judge Joseph Sam Perry orders acquittal after jury reaches deadlock in trial stemming from deaths of Fred Hampton and Mark Clark in 1969 police raid. [Black Panthers attorney James MONTGOMERY - says issue is civil rights of plaintiffs.] [Police officer defendant James DAVIS - notes affect on own attitude as policeman.] Panther attys. to appeal.
REPORTER: Renee Poussaint Artist: Marcia Danits
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