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Texas / Suspicious Drowning #279290

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 08, 1981
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(Studio) Mexia, Texas, demonstration protesting drowning of 3 blacks in June reported.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Mexia, Texas) Circumstances surrounding death of arrested suspects recalled; films shown. [Deputy Ken ARCHIE claims they tried to save the boys.] NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) 's investigative efforts noted. [Attorney Larry BARAKA - thinks chgs. should be brought.] [Ofr.'s attorney W.C. HALEY considers accident unfortunate.] Rally today at site of tragedy examined. [PREACHER - addresses crowd.] Issue of whether suspects were handcuffed or not discussed.
REPORTER: Don Webster

Schieffer, Bob;
Webster, Don

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