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Reagan Threat / Carvin / Florida #480484

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 21, 1975
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(Studio) Ronald Reagan calls action by Michael Carvin (of pulling toy gun on Reagan) heritage of 1960's. Carvin ordered to take psychiatric tests. Bail set at $100,000. Secret Service says Carvin may have called Denver office and threatened to kill Ford, Reagan and Rockefeller if Lynette Fromme not freed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Miami, Florida) Incident in Florida may have ended manhunt for someone only known as Michael. On November 3 , Secret Service in Denver, Colorado, received toy gun and note that said he could have killed Vice President On November 10, telephone caller threatened Vice President, President and Reagan. Call traced to Pompano Beach, Florida. Carvin arraigned for incident. Denver grand jury to decide if Carvin and Michael are same. Carvin has no connections with Fromme or Manson family.

Chancellor, John

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