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Jackson State / Police Killing #451164

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 15, 1970
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(Studio) Police kill 2, wound 15 black students at Jackson State College, Mississippi; police report 2 days violence, sniper fire.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Jackson, Mississippi) Ofrs. fired into crowd in front of girls' dorm; student reports police warning "niggers" to leave or be killed; claim attack unprovoked. [WITNESSES - describe shootings.] [Fayette, Mississippi Mayor Chas. EVERS - vows vengeance.] No one saw sniper.
REPORTER: George Page

(Studio) President Adviser Daniel Patrick Moynihan calls killings awful, unnecessary.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Reporter(s):
Huntley, Chet;
Page, George
Duration:
00:03:30

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