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Kelley / AIM Trial #44695

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 07, 1976
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(Studio) FBI Director Clarence Kelley subpoenaed to testify at trial of 2 American Indian Movement (AIM) representatives for murder of 2 FBI agents.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Cedar Rapids, Iowa) Defendants, Robert Roubideau and Dino Butler have taken back seat to other issues and people. Actor Marlon Brando and comedian Dick Gregory in court to support Indians. Defense attorney William Kunstler says FBI counterintelligence programs and FBI memos. created air of violence at Pine Ridge, South Dakota, Indian reservation. Kelley says agents at Pine Ridge more heavily armed than elsewhere. [KUNSTLER - says there wasn't a murder but tragic confrontation. He elaborates.] Defense to subpoena 2 chairperson of intelligence cmtes., Representative Otis Pike and Frank Church.
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs Artist: Anthony Accurso

Dobbs, Greg;
Reasoner, Harry

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