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Cleveland Riots Report #445845

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 29, 1969
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(Studio) Cleveland riots of 1968 report indicates new pattern of violence upon people rather than property. Says riots not point of conspiracy or revolution.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Case Western Reserve University) [Author Prof. Louis MASOTTI - says riots began with shootout between black militants and white police. Doubts blacks organization to attack police. Conditions that led to event haven't changed; could happen again.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

(Studio) Report said Negro mayor, Carl Stokes, not enough to stop riots.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Briggs, Fred;
Huntley, Chet

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