CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 04, 1980
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(Studio) 1960s statement by Abbie Hoffman quoted; his conviction for role in demonstrations at 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention and later disappearance after having drug chgs. lodged against him recalled.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt
(NYC) Hoffman's surrender to authorities today featured; films shown. Defense attorney Gerald Lefcourt's remarks to Judge Milton Williams and judge's action reported [HOFFMAN - comments.] His rationale for return examined. [HOFFMAN - comments.] [Brother Jack HOFFMAN - comments.] Hoffman's denial that surrender is publicity stunt noted; details given.
REPORTER: Chris Kelley
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