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Newton / Arrest In Canada #252822

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 26, 1977
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(Studio) Former Black Panther leader Huey Newton planned to return to United States from Cuba to face charges of murder in California. Is arrested upon landing in Canada.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Brampton, Ontario) Newton spends night in jail outside Toronto, after immigration official announces Newton will be detained. [Official Ron BULL - cites reason for Newton's detention.] Newton's attorney claims political interference after client is denied bail. [Attorney Fred NIESTAND - says Newton simply wanted to confer with attys. before returning to US.] Newton's wife, Gwen, hasn't been allowed to see husband. [Mrs. NEWTON - is surprised it happened like this.] REPORTER: Russ Patrick

Dean, Morton

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