NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 11, 1969
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(Studio) Defense shows films of its view of Democratic Convention riots in 1968.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Chicago, Illinois) Defense conts. to act as though Chicago police on trial. Witness, Mrs. Sarah Diamant, filmed most violent day of Convention, August 28. Says knocked down and maced while filming. Says National Guard didn't order crowd to disperse due to gas masks. Folk singer, Phil Ochs, testifies. He was at Yippie Party founding with Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin. Judge Julius Hoffman refuses to let Ochs sing song he sang at Peace Rally. Defense Attorney William Kunstler cites importance of Ochs singing his song. Ochs recites lyrics.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs; ARTIST: Verna Sadock