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North Dakota / Shoot-Out #288527

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 14, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) Attack on federal marshals by radical organization members in Medina, North Dakota, examined. [Police chief Darrell GRAF - describes assault.] Police search for suspects Gordon Kahl and Scott Faul noted. [US attorney Rodney WEBB - acknowledges search.] Kahl and others involved thought members of right-wing paramil. extremists in region. [Posse Comitatus MBR. - describes organization] Founding of Posse Comitatus by James Wickstrom in Wisconsin recalled. [Posse MBR. - will die for God and cntry.] Criticism of Posse as neo-Nazis bent on anarchy noted. [Representative David OBEY - cites organization's lack of respect for law.]
REPORTER: Frank Currier

(Studio) Police said surrounding Heaton, North Dakota, farmhse. where they believe suspects to be holed up.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Currier, Frank;
Rather, Dan

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