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Chicago 8 / Conspiracy Trial #7279

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 26, 1969
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(Studio) Chicago 8 trial will be lively.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Chicago, Illinois) Judge Julius Hoffman orders 2 defense attournys, arrested and has them brought to court to represent defendants. Defendants say they've dismissed Michael Tiger and Gerald Lefcourt, and 2 others. Bobby Seale says he had no attorney. All want Chas, Garry, who's undergoing surgery, Judge orders attys. there so defendants can't appeal with inadequate defense Abbie Hoffman blew kiss to jury when introduced and Tom Hayden raised clenched fist. Judge warns both not to do it again, Defense attorney William Kunstler says he'll show police conspired to destroy dissent.

Hill, Hugh;
Smith, Howard K.

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