NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 09, 1969
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(Studio) Maywood, Illinois trustees ask that murder charges be placed against Chicago police for Black Panther killings. Maywood Police Chief resigns; can't go along with attitude. Los Angeles police give out I.D. badges.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(Los Angeles, California) Panthers don't have big following in South Los Angeles Bakery windows broken out. [Bakery Owner Paul WATSON - says for anybody who tries to help black people. Bus. not broken into since Panthers were here.] [Tailor Conly WILKINS - says wouldn't join Panthers because life shouldn't be given away.] People here want to make up their own minds.
REPORTER: Warren Wilson
(Chicago, Illinois) Blacks line up to see house Fred Hampton and other Panther murdered in. [Black SPOKESPERSON - describes how 2 killed in bedroom. Points out bullet directions.] [2nd SPOKESPERSON - tells how "pigs" got in window. They didn't break down door like they said.] [Illinois Attorney Edward HANRAHAN - convinced officers used good judgment.]
REPORTER: John Evans