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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 03, 1970
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(Studio) Cnty. officials in Berkeley, California, call on new United States attorney to summon new grand jury to re-hear evidence against 12 Sheriff's deputies indicted for handling of Peoples Park disturbance last May. Criticism of indictments and United States attorney who obtained them.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Berkeley, California) 10 days of disturbances in May at which time Sheriff deputies fired shotguns into crowd, 1 killed, 1 blinded, several injured. [Cecil POOLE - says those who have power of law also responsible to it.] [Sheriff Frank MADIGAN - says in past 5 years when violations of federal law and civil rights, United States attorney has failed to act. Area that caused dispute now parking lot.]
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Huntley, Chet

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