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American Indian Movement / Wounded Knee #469515

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 04, 1973
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(Studio) Standoff continues at Wounded Knee, South Dakota. Federal officers surround area seized by militant Indians last week
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Wounded Knee, South Dakota) Takeover Wounded Knee results in feud between mbrs. AIM who seized area and reservation's elected officials. [Tribal President Dick WILSON - says town citizens want to take Wounded Knee back.] Fed. officers serving dual purpose of keeping hostile Indians out of Wounded Knee and not allowing AIM sympathizers in as reinforcements. Negotiations to end takeover under way, but feds. insist on making mass arrests and Indians insist on amnesty. Tension increases.
REPORTER: Lou Davis

Reporter(s):
Davis, Lou;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:02:00

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