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Panther Shootout / Illinois Killings #3651

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 04, 1969
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(Studio) Before dawn, police raid apt. for arms of 2 Black Panther ldrs 2 Panthers killed; 6 wounded.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Chicago, Illinois) Apt. shown. Illinois Panther Chairperson, Fred Hampton killed; he was No.-3 man. Of other top men: Eldridge Cleaver fled cntry., and Bobby Seale is in jail. [State's Attorney Edward HANRAHAN - says occupants shooting at police shows viciousness of Panthers. Refused to stop firing.] [Panther spokesperson Bobby RUSH - says doors intact; no one kicked them down. No one on inside fired. Police murdered Fred.] Weapons shown. 4 Panthers, 2 police wounded.
REPORTER: Howard Tuckner

Reynolds, Frank;
Tuckner, Howard

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