NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 17, 1976
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(Studio) House votes to set up committee to reopen investigations into assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior New information has come out since original investigations with regard to FBI and CIA as well as new statement from former Memphis, Tennessee, policeman, assigned to guard King on day of death. Policeman called from post by headquarters supposedly because he was threatened with death. (Filmed interview.) [Former Memphis policeman Edward REDDITT - describes events on day of King's death with regard to own death threat; says after King's death nothing more said about threat on his life.]
REPORTER: John Chancellor
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