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Black Panthers-Police / Study #3447

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 19, 1969
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(Studio) Attorney General John Mitchell says Justice Department and Grand Jury to investigate Black Panther killings.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Chicago, Illinois) United States Attorney Thomas Foran says study to cover recent Panther-police clashes. [FORAN - says probe to cover Clark and Hampton killings, and November 13 incident where 2 police killed and others wounded.] Illinois Attorney Edward Hanrahan says police cooperated with FBI but Panthers wouldn't talk. [HANRAHAN - says Jerris Leonard said Panthers refused to talk so Justice Department gave up investigation; to seek federal Grand Jury. They won't agree with any version they don't approve of.] Chicago Crime Commission says evidence shows shots were fired at police.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Peterson, Roger;
Reynolds, Frank

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