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Panther Killings / California Protest / Views #443676

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 11, 1969
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(Studio) Several black orgs., incling. NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) , hold 1-day strike and march on City Hall.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Los Angeles, California) Crowd at City Hall shown. [Dep. Chief Darryl GATES - tells of Panther rifles pointing at police as they ride down street] [Black Panther leader David HILLIARD - says Panthers never provoked police. Always attacked.] [Dep. GATES - says group speaks openly of revolution.] [HILLIARD - says government subversive. Want to erect new system.] [GATES - thinks Panther support minimal.] [HILLIARD - says party for people. We feed hungry children and try to put forth programs.] [GATES - says many blacks don't speak out because they're frightened.] [HILLIARD - says power of people needed.] [GATES - says Panthers say they ought to kill "pig." It's nonnegotiable situation.] [HILLIARD - says must use gun to get rid of it.]
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

Reporter(s):
Huntley, Chet;
Perkins, Jack
Duration:
00:04:30

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