NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 26, 1968
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(Studio) Eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther leader, loses appeal to Supreme Court justice on parole violation charge. Thurgood Marshall turns down appeal, which claims political motivation of charge.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(California) Cleaver didn't show up for interview yesterday. Wife, Kathleen, came. U of California in Berkeley to have been scene of controversial Cleaver lecture. Students, faculty, regents and Governor Ronald Reagan involved. Cleaver did not come. Mrs. Cleaver said she did not know why. Faculty tributes Cleaver. [Mrs. CLEAVER - accepts tribute.] Film shown. Charles Garry quoted in with regard to Cleaver's surrender. Possibility Cleaver to flee and become political refugee considered, like Robert Williams, another black protester.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur