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Supreme Court / Socialists and FBI Files / Nazi March In Skokie #499227

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 12, 1978
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(Studio) Socialist Workers party lawsuit against United States government resulting from FBI break-ins at party offices outlined. Party demands to see FBI files, court order that files be produced and Attorney General Bell's refusal reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Supreme Court's refusal to halt events that could lead to fining or imprisonment of Attorney General and FBI director noted. Photos shown. Bell's argument against producing demanded files on Socialist Workers party and response of Judge Thomas Griesa quoted. Details of Supreme Court decision given, include views of Justices Warren Burger, Byron White and Lewis Powell. Other details with regard to background of party and FBI break-ins outlined; films shown.
REPORTER: Carl Stern Artist: Betty Wells

(Studio) Upcoming court hearing for Bell to state intentions noted. Supreme Court's refusal to halt Nazi march through primarily Jewish community of Skokie, Illinois, with only Justices Harry Blackmun and William Rehnquist dissenting, reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Stern, Carl

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