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Chicago Conspiracy Trial Verdict #9249

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 20, 1970
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(Studio) At Chicago Conspiracy Trial, each guilty defendant given 5 years and $5,000 fine; prison term ordered by Judge Julius Hoffman maximum under law. Judge rejected defense motions dealing with illegal government wiretaps and request of questioning jury, prison terms to be served concurrently with contempt sentences.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Chicago, Illinois) Defendants spoke before sentencing; David Dellinger made pol. speech; Rennie Davis swears to turn sons and daughters of ruling class into VC; Thomas Hayden says freedom to speak given now; into empty ctroom. Abbie Hoffman says Cook Cnty. jail not a nice place for Jewish boy with college education. [William KUNSTLER - says trial ended as it started.]
REPORTER: Howard Tuckner Artist; Warren Lynn

(Studio) American Bar Association to investigate conduct of Judge Hoffman in the trial.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reynolds, Frank;
Tuckner, Howard

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