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Georgia / Protest March / Mississippi / Jackson State #451270

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 22, 1970
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(Studio) 150 Negroes continue Georgia march protesting shooting of blacks; funeral held for 2 Jackson State College victims.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Jackson, Mississippi) Senator Edmund Muskie heads federal delegation investigating police killings. [Senator Charles PERCY - vows federal justice and punishment of guilty.] 17 year old high school student killed by police volley. [Fayette, Mississippi Mayor Charles EVERS - wants racism and hatred ended.]
REPORTER: George Page

(Georgia) Marchers straggle toward Atlanta; badly organized, dispirited; SCLC leaders review past marching successes and rally support; Southern Christian Leadership Conference last major non-violent black force. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference Walter FAUNTROY - praises results of fast marches.]
REPORTER: Charles Quinn

Huntley, Chet;
Page, George;
Quinn, Charles

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