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King Anniversary / Memphis #445403

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 04, 1969
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(Studio) Largest memorial service held in Memphis. Some blacks, not among marchers, broke windows. Mayor Henry Loeb orders curfew. Senator Edward Kennedy says it was day of hope for him.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Memphis, Tennessee) King's successor, Dr. Ralph Abernathy, leads march. Vows new chapter in "Poor People's" campaign. Marchers silent passing by Lorraine Motel. Some youth not in march break windows and loot. Tear gas creates panic. Speeches continue. [KENNEDY - says leaders may be lost, but causes go on. Don't need lawlessness; need love.]
REPORTER: David Burrington (WMC-TV)

Huntley, Chet

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