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Wounded Knee Leaders / Trial #473495

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 08, 1974
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(Studio) Jury selection begins for trial of leaders heading Indian movement at Wounded Knee, South Dakota, last spring.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Saint Paul, Minnesota) Wounded Knee occupation of last spring shown. Indians charged with various federal offenses. Russell Means and Dennis Banks to be tried in Saint Paul. Defense lawyers want 1868 government treaty with Indians incld. as evidence. Justice Department doesn't want treaty used. Judge Fred Nichol to preside over trial.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

Reporter(s):
Briggs, Fred;
Chancellor, John
Duration:
00:02:00

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