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NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 20, 1972
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(Studio) Louisiana to investigate deaths by shooting of 2 black students at Southern U. in Baton Rouge in police confrontation during demonstration.

(Baton Rouge, LA) Commission include lawyers, legislators, educators, a sheriff and 2 students from Southern University at New Orleans. 6 members black; 6 white. Attorney General says commission will hold closed sessions. [Attorney Gem. William GUSTE - hopes students will return to classes. Commission will investigate thoroughly.] Commission will investigate who shot students and why there was demonstration.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

Jones, Kenley

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