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Tennessee Newspaper Crusader #465928

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 30, 1972
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(Studio) Small town newspaper publisher prints despite threats.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Madisonville, Tennessee) Weekly editions of Monroe County "Democrat" were put together in frame house until it was burned down. Edward Dan Hicks moves operation, promises not to miss an issue. Hicks crusades against illegal liquor and narcotics, shoddy law enforcement, corruption in government [HICKS - says he prints despite efforts to put him out of business because he's stubborn. Says he won't let anyone tell him what he can and cannot print.] Hicks runs for reelections as police commissioner and uses paper against opponents.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Jones, Kenley
Duration:
00:03:10

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