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Lumberton, North Carolina / Hostages #319710

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 01, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Charlotte, North Carolina: Bruce Hall) Tuscarora Indians reported holding hostages in Lumberton, North Carolina, newspaper office; details given, scenes shown. [Voice of leader Eddie HATCHER - threatens to harm hostages if demands not met.] Indians' demands listed. Indians reported also protesting Jimmy Cummins being shot and killed by deputy sheriff. Some hostages shown being released. [HOSTAGE - says Indians prepared to wait.] [Released hostage Ricky McKINNON - says was scared.] Robeson Cnty., North Carolina, reported having reputation of pol. corruption and drug trafficking. April 24, 1987, march against discrimination shown; details given. Indian captors quoted.

Hall, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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