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Franklin / Arraignment #507615

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 29, 1980
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(Studio) Arraignment of Joseph Paul Franklin for shooting deaths of blacks and possible wounding of Vernon Jordan reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tampa, Florida) Franklin's arrest and background to situation discussed; films, map shown. Those shootings Franklin is suspected of being involved in listed; his relationship with Ku Klux Klan and American Nazi party noted. [FRANKLIN - comments on miscegenation and communism] President Carter noted scheduled to visit area where Franklin was arrested; Franklin's alleged threat to Carter in past years mentioned. FBI agent Philip McNiff quoted. Defense's probable extradition to Utah noted.
REPORTER: Ike Seamans (WFLA-TV newstape) (KUTV-TV newstape)

Chancellor, John

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