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Memphis / Siege Follow-Up #80706

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 18, 1983
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(Studio) Questions arising from last week's hostage siege and shoot-out in Memphis, Tennessee, noted.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Memphis, Tennessee) Police assault ending hostage incident Thur. recalled resulting in deaths of police ofr. Robert Hester and all 7 captors. [police SPOKESPERSON - notes Lindberg Sanders' efforts to broadcast Hester's murder on local radio station.] [Voice of ofr. Ray SCHWILL - describes incident.] Details of police assault on building outlined. [Police Chief John HOLT - defs. police action.] Continue tension in city as result of shoot-out noted. [Memphis Police Association president Ray MAPLE - explains purpose of telegram to President Reagan claiming police officers' rights were violated.] Police thought presenting findings of investigation soon to Justice Department
REPORTER: Jay Schadler

Robinson, Max;
Schadler, Jay

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