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Convention Disorders / House Study #322

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 03, 1968
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(Studio) Yippies try to disrupt House Committee on Un-American Activities study of Democratic Convention disorders.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Yippie leader Abbie Hoffman arrested, along with wife and bearded youth, for wearing American flag shirt. 1st witness was undercover agent, Robert Pierson. [PIERSON - describes dynamite confiscated from motorcycle club he infiltrated. Believes this was to be used to disrupt convention Heard some Yippies say they wanted to kill policemen, called for overthrow of government and assassination of all candidates.] Yippie leader Jerry Rubin denies this. Police escort 100 Yippies off Capitol grounds. Stands being put up for January inauguration.

McBee, Keith;
Reynolds, Frank

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