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North Carolina / KKK-Nazi Trial #272584

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 04, 1980
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(Studio) Murder of 5 Communist Workers party members during attack by Ku Klux Klan in Greensboro, North Carolina, last November recalled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Greensboro, North Carolina) Trial of present or former Ku Klux Klan and/or Nazi party mbrs. featured; chgs. against each noted. Testimony by detective Jay Cooper re: defendant Jack Fowler and defense attorney Robert Cahoon's argument re: undercover agent Bernard Butkovich's statement to defendant Rowland Wood said indicating that Greensboro police had more information about rally than they were willing to make public. [Southern Organizing Committee spokesperson Ann BRADEN - comments on trial.) Judge James M. Long reported ordering Marty Nathan and Floris Cauce, both widows of shooting victims, jailed on contempt chgs.; details given.
REPORTER: Ed Rabel Artist: Sharon Falk

Cronkite, Walter;
Rabel, Ed

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