NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 07, 1973
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(Studio) Situation at Wounded Knee, South Dakota, approaching climax. Govt. breaks off talks with militant Indian leaders holding Pine Ridge Sioux Reservation.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Wounded Knee, South Dakota) Sporadic firing heard all night. National Council Churches trucks in food to Indians at Wounded Knee. [US attorney Ralph ERICKSON - asks Indians to leave Wounded Knee or at least send out women and children. Situation dangerous due to failure of negotiations.] [AIM leader Dennis BANKS - says Indians will fight.] [AIM leader Russell MEANS - says would rather die than submit to slavery.]
REPORTER: Lou Davis
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