CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 08, 1978
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(Studio) Report on White House-directed search for conspiracy in 1967 Detroit riots.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Detroit, Michigan) Pols.' views that Detroit riots were brought on by radical conspiracy noted. Films shown. FBI study results, that no such conspiracy found, stated. Tips from Gerald Ford, Spiro Agnew and Justice Department officials mentioned. Info. released under Freedom of Info. Act. Lyndon Johnson's reported pressure on J. Edgar Hoover to find information that could embarrass then-Michigan Governor George Romney cited.
REPORTER: Bob Faw
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