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Attica Riots / Trial #33510

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 03, 1974
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(Studio) 43 killed in September 1971 uprising at Attica prison. Trial preliminaries start for inmates.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Buffalo, New York) Film of September 13, 1971, violence shown. Attica Brothers Legal Defense headquarters shown. Young volunteers help with defense [Legal aide Mike LANE - says wants this to be public trial.] [Ex-inmate defendant Frank SMITH - says tired of rhetoric and semantics.] Legal coordinator, Heywood Burns, link between prisoners and attys. [BURNS - talks of imbalance with no guards indicted and a lot of money spent for prosecution, not defense No hope for fair trial.]
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

Jackson, Gregory;
Smith, Howard K.

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