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North Carolina / Ku Klux Klan and Nazi Trial #66004

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 16, 1980
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(Studio) Beginning of murder trial of members of Ku Klux Klan and American Nazi party in Greensboro, North Carolina, noted; defs. reported chgd. with murder last year of 5 members of United States Communist party during anti-Klan rally.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Greensboro, North Carolina) Violence outside ctroom. before trial began reported; shown; November 3, 1979, shooting of Cnnst. party members during rally recalled, film of incident shown. President Carter noted sending special FBI team to investigate; chgs. against Ku Klux Klan and American Nazi party mbrs. outlined. Communist Workers party said accusing defs. of conspiring with government to murder its members [Victim's widow Dale SAMPSON - says court system is the same system that planned and carried out the assassinations.] Projected length of trial noted.

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Sirkin, Bob

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