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Chicago Conspiracy Trial Ends #9194

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 18, 1970
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(Studio) Jury in Chicago Conspiracy Trial reaches verdict; all 7 not guilty of conspiracy; David Dellinger, Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin and Thomas Hayden found guilty of crossing state line to incite not; John Froines and Lee Weiner not guilty of anything.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Chicago, Illinois) Defendants serious for verdicts; spectators cleared out. [Prosecutor FORAN - says Judge Hoffman strict judge, verdict proves judicial system still works.] Kunstler said if system worked, verdict would have been in earlier. Appeals to come.
REPORTER: Howard Tuckner

(Studio) Bizarre development was Bobby Seale bound and gagged, 1 of original 8 defendants; severed from case; faces murder charge in Connecticut.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(No location given) [SEALE - says Judge Hoffman in contempt of American people.] Ramsey Clark said good sign jury exercised discriminating judgment.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds (narrates)

Reynolds, Frank;
Tuckner, Howard

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