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Police / Dissidents / Des Plaines, Illinois #441062

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 12, 1968
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(Studio) In Des Plaines, Illinois, police, social dissenters organization seminar. Film of seminar shown. [Psychiatrist Dr. J. Robertson UNWIN - notes difficult role of police.] [Therapist Alan JACOBS - wants to communicate with hostile police.] [Mt. Prospect Police Department Joseph BOPP - questions Jacobs.] [JACOBS - believes police disrupted Chicago (at Democratic convention.) and given approval by Mayor Richard Daley. Believes police did well in black riots at death of Martin Luther King Junior Daley interference blamed for convention riots.] [Elk Grove Village Police Department William KOHNKE - upholds right to dissent.] [JACOBS - cites Boston Tea Party; Boston Massacre; Nuremberg trials for Nazi atrocities. Says Chicago police did just what Yippies wanted them to do.] [UNWIN - notes difficulty of police role.] [KOHNKE - agrees.]
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David

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