NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 18, 1968
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(Studio) President commission on violence opens hearings on Democratic Convention violence. FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover praises Chicago police. Attorney General Ramsey Clark says police should reduce tension and violence, not enflame it. Chairperson Milton Eisenhower says excessive violence on both sides.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) [CLARK - says police must act within law. No 1 left to protect public if they don't. Americans live in climate of violence. Riots, civil disturbances shock those removed from poor, middle-class young. This causes state of mind which may impel us to act from fear. Doing something to reduce violence measures our character. Purpose of laws is bring equality to all.]
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur
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