CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 23, 1978
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(Studio) Report on new development in Chicago Seven case that grew from violence during 1968 Democrat conv.: alleged evidence obtained by some involved in case that FBI bugged defense attys.' confs.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Details given about Chicago Seven conspiracy case defense attys.' claim that subpoenaed documents they have obtained contain evidence that FBI bugged defense attys.' conference in Newark, New Jersey, law offices of attorney Leonard Weinglass. Key document reported to be transcript of attys.' conversation sent from Newark FBI office to then-FBI director J. Edgar Hoover. Film shown. Upcoming filing of documents in United States district court in Chicago noted. New York City news conference by defense attorney William Kunstler reported [KUNSTLER - comments on information found about FBI actions before, during and after Chicago Seven trial, via Freedom of Info. Act.] FBI refusal to comment stated.
REPORTER: Fred Graham
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