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Convicts / Federal Cthse. #32340

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 15, 1974
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(Studio) 2 convicts continue holdout in Washington, DC federal cthse. Convicts now want prison officials to promise they won't be placed in solitary confinement. Hostages held by convicts escaped Sunday; no bargaining leverage left.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Cthse. nearly back to normal despite holdout. California Lieutenant Governor Edward Reinecke in Washington, DC for perjury trial; jury selection begins. Convicts Frank Gorham and Robert Jones running out of time. [Justice Department spokesperson Mark SHEEHAN - says prisoners may leave cellblock as soon as weapons turned over. To be flown to prison in Missouri.] Authorities won't negotiate anymore; convicts can accept decision or not.
REPORTER: Bill Matney

Matney, Bill;
Smith, Howard K.

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