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Moscone-Milk Murders / White #255672

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 28, 1978
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(Studio) Contd. reaction of San Franciscans to slayings of mayor and city supervisor reported Questions about accused killer given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Francisco, California) Reaction of former city supervisor Dan White's neighbors and constituents to his alleged actions noted. [Neighbor Rudy HAMANN - can't imagine why it happened.] Background on White's resignation from supervisor job and later request to be reinstated given. Mayor George Moscone's initial appearance of supporting this and his later decision to appointed new supervisor stated. Moscone's plans to name White's successor on Monday mentioned. Film shown. [Acting Mayor Dianne FEINSTEIN - says there was no indication of such possibility and that White would seem last man to do this. Can't help wondering if key to White's actions lies in his experience in Vietnam war.] City's mourning for Moscone and city supervisor Harvey Milk stated. Avowed homosexual Milk cited to represent area that is center of city's gay community.
REPORTER: Barry Petersen (KNXT newstape)

(Studio) San Francisco Dist. Attorney Joseph Freitas' plans to seek death penalty for White noted. Announcement that White will get medal for aiding in rescue as city firefighter reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Petersen, Barry
Duration:
00:02:30

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