ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 12, 1982
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(Los Angeles, California) Call for dismissal of police chief Daryl Gates due to his recent remarks on blacks and choke hold technique used by police force examined. Gates' remarks in "Los Angeles Times" recalled, quoted on screen. [Mayor Tom BRADLEY - calls for investigation by police commission] [GATES - has no apology.] Cnclman. David Cunningham's recollection of Gates' remarks on USSR Jews, and Hispanic police officers noted. [CUNNINGHAM - questions public's reaction to Gates.] Issue of force's use of choke holds considered.
REPORTER: Tom Schell
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.