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Chattanooga / Racial Unrest #511701

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 26, 1980
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(Studio) Calm said restored to Chattanooga, Tennessee, after 3 nights of violence following acquittal of Ku Klux Klan members in shooting of 3 black women.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Chattanooga, Tennessee) Riot area said policed last night by civilian vols. instead of police department [Reverend Julius BONNER - says citizen patrols worked.] Appearance of' Reverend Jesse Jackson credited as having calming effect. Assistant Attorney General Drew Days to investigate case noted. Early closing of liquor stores, ban on firearm sales, and night curfew said continue
REPORTER: Bob Jimenez

Jimenez, Bob;
Savitch, Jessica

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