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Chicago / Robbery #486551

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 01, 1976
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(Studio) Report on robbery of currency exchange in Chicago where robbers took customers hostage and finally agreed to talk to 2 newsmen; 1 reporter was Russ Ewing of WMAQ-TV in Chicago.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(No location given) Gunmen told radio station WGM they'd kill hostages and selves. (Audio of gunman's statement played.) Suspects asked for Ewing as go-between with police. [EWING - talks with gunmen.] Reporter notes ensuing events and Ewing's involvement. [EWING - describes experience.]
REPORTER: Eric Burns

(Studio) Chicago police cite Ewing today.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brinkley, David;
Burns, Eric;
Chancellor, John

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