NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 15, 1969
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(Studio) Justice John Harlan refuses release of 12 Black Panthers and 1 other awaiting trial in New York for alleged bomb conspiracy. Ex-Justice Arthur Goldberg and NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) leader, Roy Wilkins, announce independent study of Panther killings.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(NYC) [GOLDBERG - talks about Civil Rights of Panthers. Many Americans concerned.] [WILKINS - says 1 of those killed, Fred Hampton, ex-leader of youth NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) chapter, in Maywood. Being shot to death under pretext of gig search spurred us to investigation. Study will bring truths out.]
REPORTER: No reporter given
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