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Racial Unrest / Illinois #442816

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 13, 1969
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(Studio) Racial unrest conts. in Cairo.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Cairo, Illinois) City representatives try to stop black militants from picketing downtown stores. Attorney Robert Lansden got federal order for picketing to continue Whites picket bank he runs. [LANSDEN - says organization called United Citizens for Community Action. Most of same people were in White Hats org.] Bd. of Directors won't ask for Lansden's resignation, and wouldn't accept it if it came. [Bank President William MORGAN - says this tactic can't be allowed. We're not that weak.] [LANSDEN - says need to sit down and discuss problem. Cairo microcosm of nation's racial patterns.]
REPORTER: John Dancy

Brinkley, David;
Dancy, John

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