NBC Evening News for Friday, May 22, 1970
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(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