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Lumberton, North Carolina / Hostages #560630

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 01, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced. (Lumberton, North Carolina: Kenley Jones) American Indians reported continue to hold newspaper empls. hostage in Lumberton, North Carolina; details given, scenes shown. [Police chief A.L. CARROLL - comments on situation.] Indians noted acting against alleged discrimination in Robeson Cnty. Indians noted claiming sheriff's department corrupt &wanting to speak with Governor James Martin. [Voice of captor Timothy JACOBS - says wants to see someone he can trust.] Indians noted releasing some hostages. [Released hostage Ricky McKINNON - says Indians trying to be heard.] [Released hostage Eric PREVATTE - says Governor Martin should have called.] Carroll quoted regarding Martin.

Brokaw, Tom;
Jones, Kenley

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