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Khaalis #47963

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 31, 1977
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(Studio) Hanafi Muslim leader involved in Washington, DC siege sent to jail today after release at end of siege.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Court proceedings before Judge Harold Greene noted. United States attorney Earl Silbert argues Hamaas Abdul Khaalis should be jailed on basis of threat of bodily harm to people in government-tapped telephone call with son-in-law. Defense attorney Harry Alexander arguments cited; is asked if he believes Greene bowing to public pressure. [ALEXANDER - believes Greene wrong, but not acting from force.] Alexander says government set trap for Khaalis.
REPORTER: Tim O'Brien Artist: Freda Reiter

Reporter(s):
O'Brien, Tim;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:01:30

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