NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 03, 1976
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(Studio) Report on attack by black United States Marines on white United States Marines they believed members of Ku Klux Klan at Camp Pendleton, California, which occurred recently.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Camp Pendleton, California) Officials 1st say there are no Ku Klux Klan members here, then lists found and some Marines admit being members 1 is Corporal Dan. Bailey. [BAILEY - says they're looking into legal action with regard to harassment from Marine Corp.] Bailey transferred to North Carolina base. Blacks express concern re: Ku Klux Klan on base. [UNIDENTIFIED MARINE - says it won't stop till some get even with blacks and that doesn't make sense.] Base commander Major-General Carl Hoffman says Ku Klux Klan members transferred because views not compatible with good race relations on base. [HOFFMAN - says he's concerned that media coverage will cause further incidents.] Probes for other Ku Klux Klan members and members of black extremists groups continue.
REPORTER: Don Oliver