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Montgomery, Alabama, Trial #81657

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 15, 1983
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(Studio) Montgomery, Alabama, role in 1960s civil rights movement recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Montgomery, Alabama) Racial implications of attempted murder trial here of Willie Taylor and 4 other blacks for their alleged attack on white policemen in their home last February 27 examined; background to case reviewed. Films shown. Prosecution's allegations arising from plainclothes police officers Ed Spivey and Les Brown's forced entry into home of Willie Taylor during funeral wake outlined. [Police chief Chas. SWINDALL - claims police were beaten.] Defense attys.' response detailed, discussed. [Former city cnclman. Don. WATKINS - doubts if justice will be served in trial.]
REPORTER: Jay Schadler

Jennings, Peter;
Schadler, Jay

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