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Students For A Democratic Society Riot / Illinois #2923

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 09, 1969
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(Studio) Mayor Richard Daley says he'll ask for National Guard if riots of last night continue. 2,000 move in.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Chicago, Illinois) Militant SDS, Weathermen, rampage through North side. 19 injured; 65 arrested. Confrontations shown. 12 Students for a Democratic Society women arrested after refused to disperse. [Mayor Richard DALEY - says last night's display had nothing to do with Const. rights. Destruction won't be allowed here.] [Weathermen Leader Jonathan LERNER - says we've gone on the offensive.] [Black Panther Leader Fred HAMPTON - denies affiliation with Weathermen. Calls their violence "insanity."] Police selectively arrest leaders
REPORTER: Howard Tuckner

Reynolds, Frank;
Tuckner, Howard

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