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American Indian Movement / Wounded Knee #468929

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 28, 1973
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(Studio) Mbrs. Indian group, American Indian Movement, take over town Wounded Knee, South Dakota, located on Pine Ridge Sioux Reservation. Has been some shooting and feds. have surrounded area.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Wounded Knee, South Dakota) Reservation trading post ransacked. Militants want South Dakota's Senators to visit them, and want White House promises to honor all treaties with Sioux. Feds. and police seal off reservations. Indians divided over AIM tactics, but not over Indian grievances. [INDIAN - says tribal chiefs made decision to take over reservation, not AIM mbrs.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs (KUTV newsfilm Salt Lake City)

(Studio) 1890 battle of Wounded Knee considered last major battle in Indian wars.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Briggs, Fred;
Chancellor, John

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