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Algiers Motel Trial #5174

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 13, 1969
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(Studio) Algiers Motel in Detroit scene of death for 3 black men in 1967 riots. Thought killed by white policemen. Jury of 13 women and 1 man, all white, chosen for trial of 1 white policeman.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Mason, MI) Jury to decide whether Ronald J. August guilty or innocent. Alleged 3 black youths beaten and then executed. August being tried for murder of Aubrey Pollard.
REPORTER: Vin Marshall

(Studio) Trial held in Mason because defense contends August couldn't get fair trial in Detroit due to publicity.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Marshall, Vin;
Reynolds, Frank

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