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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 10, 1969
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(Studio) Stories differ on how Chicago police killed 2 Black Panthers. Joseph LeFevour of Fraternal Order of Police calls News Conf.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Chicago, Illinois) [LEFEVOUR - says Panthers only preach hate. Did they expect police to walk in with pea shooters? What were guns there for?] Fred Hampton's funeral held last night. 5000 view casket. [SPOKESPERSON - says if we don't follow Chairperson Fred's teachings, we'll be wiped out.] [SCLC leader Reverend Ralph ABERNATHY - talks about genocide in American We'll trample sts. with our feet. Will be no peace here.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Justice Department considers Illinois request to see if excessive force used by local police in arresting Panthers.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David
Duration:
00:03:00

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