CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 11, 1982
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(Studio) Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl Gates' controversial remarks about Hispanics in 1978 followed recently by comment on USSR Jews recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Los Angeles, California) Criticism of Gates' authorization for officers to use dangerous choke hold when subduing prisoners examined; case of James Mincey cited as possible example [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) spokesperson Jose DeSOSA - criticizes Gates' order.] Gates' claim that blacks are possibly anatomically different from whites quoted on screen. [Mayor Tom BRADLEY - considers remarks improper and insensitive.] [GATES - defs. self.] [Urban League spokesperson John MACK - calls for Gates' removal.] [GATES - conts. his defense] Police commission said meeting tomorrow to consider either Gates' suspension or termination.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater
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