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Chicago, Illinois / Police Infiltration / Civic Groups #481872

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 21, 1975
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(Studio) In Chicago, police intelligence agents rptdly. infiltrate organizations and keep dossiers on hundreds of people; only 1 common element of spying: subjects oppose Mayor Richard Daley or his policies.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Chicago, Illinois) Angry members of citizens groups converge on police headquarters once word of spying leaked out. [Dep. police superintendent Michael SPIOTTO - says reason for infiltration was to gain information for traffic and crowd control at demonstrations.] At least 5 civic groups infiltrated. [State's attorney Bernard CAREY - says anything police department does is responsibility of mayor.] [DALEY - states he opposes police infiltration of organizations and keeping of police files on noncriminal figures.]
REPORTER: Rebecca Bell

Bell, Rebecca;
Brokaw, Tom

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