CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 18, 1980
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) Report with regard to violence in Miami, Florida introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(Miami, Florida) Curfew said imposed on NW Miami. Violence said to follow acquittal of 4 white policemen by an all white jury in Tampa, Florida. 4 said on trial for involvement of black Miami businessman, Arthur McDuffie. Alex Marrero, Michael Watts, Ira Diggs and Herbert Evans listed as acquittal defendants. [Eula Bell McDUFFIE - protests verdict.] Demonstration in Miami, Florida shown. Violent reaction reported [Eyewitness Benny BEMBREY - comments.] [Hospital spokesperson Bernard ELSER - says hospital cannot handle any more violence victims.) Presence of National Guard announced. [Community leader Athalie RANGE - addresses meeting of community relations board] United States Justice Department said seeking civil rts. indictments against 4 ex-policemen.
REPORTER: Ed Rabel
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.