NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 04, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Douglas, Arizona) Acquittal of Patrick and Thomas Hanigan in kidnapping and murder of illegal Mexican aliens and Chicano communities reaction reported; background to case outlined; films, photos shown. Inability of government to prosecute Hanigans for civil rights violation due to victims not being United States citizens and eventual prosecution for violation of interstate commerce law reported [Chicano activist Tony BUSTAMANTE - notes significance of case.] Reaction among white residents noted. [Ins. agent Earl PHAGAN - comments.] Incring. racial tehsion cited.
REPORTER: Meredith Lewis
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