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Nixon / Alabama Reaction #478300

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 16, 1974
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(Studio) Report on Alabama reaction to Nixon issue.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Demopolis, Alabama) [MAN - says putting him in jail would be empty gesture.] [2nd MAN - says suffered enough unless guilty of another crime.] [3rd MAN - says ought to be punished.] [1st MAN - asks if there was a young person who wasn't idealistic.] [4th MAN - quotes from Lincoln about healing, but says high government representative shouldn't be free from prosecution.] [5th MAN - says shouldn't be prosecuted for good of cntry.] [6th MAN - says should be prosecuted if something worse turns up.] [7th MAN - says leave him alone.] Portrait in post office on floor. Postmaster tells reporters to stop persecuting him.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

Chancellor, John;
Pettit, Tom

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