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Civil Rights Suits / Chicago / Freedom Riders #82892

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 28, 1983
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(Studio) Federal judge's settlement of suit stemming from 1969 police raid on Black Panthers in Chicago, Illinois, reported; details given, films shown.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Kalamazoo, Michigan) Suit brought by former Freedom Rider Walter Bergman chging. FBI and Ku Klux Klan with conspiracy stemming from 1961 beatings in Alabama examined; background to case explained. Photos, films shown. [Freedom Rider Reverend Herman HARRIS - can't forget.] Bergman noted claiming FBI had advance warning of Klan attacks; details given. [BERGMAN - thinks all orgs. bear watching.] Importance of case discussed.
REPORTER: Jerry King Artist: Al Herr

King, Jerry;
Robinson, Max

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