NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 24, 1980
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(Studio) National Guard said on call in Miami, Florida in case of more racial violence. Area said visited by Florida Governor Robert Graham. Possible use of Dade Cnty. sales tax increase to rebuild damaged area mentioned.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley
(Miami, Florida) Federal Grand Jury said taking up case involving Arthur McDuffie's death; Small Business Administration said siding in rebuilding riot area. Governor Bob Graham's proposal of sales tax to finance rebuilding said not likely to pass legislature. Mtg. today said favoring amnesty for those arrested. Suspension of State Attorney Janet Reno said also sought. [Uniden. WOMAN - questions call for suspension of Reno.) [Univ. Prof. Bryan PETERSON - expresses sense of guilt with regard to riots.] Presence of National Guard and police noted.
REPORTER: Phil Bremen
(Miami, Florida) Death of and wake for Andre Dawson, riot victim, reported.
REPORTER: Nadine Stewart