NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 14, 1972
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(Studio) Navy Secretary John Warner says only small group of men involved in racial disturbances on American warships. Chief of naval personnel, Admiral David Bagley warns there will be more violence. Chief of naval operations, Admiral Elmo Zumwalt says discipline will not be relaxed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(San Diego, California) 130 sailors, most black, refused to return to carrier Constellation last week after protesting racial discrimination. [Black Servicemen's caucus, Jake COLBERT - says black sailors punished more severely than whites for same charges.] protesters disciplined. [Captain J. D. WARD - says several men worked to create racial incident.]
REPORTER: Bill Windsor