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Montana / Freemen Standoff #369864

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 11, 1996
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Garfield County, MT: John Blackstone) A possible deal to end the 79-day- old Freemen standoff in Montana with the leaving of the compound by leader Edwin Clark to meet with jailed Freeman LeRoy Schweitzer featured; scenes shown of the compound. [Recently released Freeman child Jaylynn MANGUM - says in her cabin there was almost no food.] The negotiations led by representatives from the Cause Foundation, led by Kirk Lyons, that could lead to the surrender of most, or all, of the people inside the compound mentioned. [Consultant Frank BOLZ, LYONS - comment.]

Blackstone, John;
Rather, Dan

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