Nation: A Litany of Not Guilty

Klansmen and Nazis are freed in Greensboro killings

While 25 policemen stood guard inside Courtroom 3-C of the Guilford County Courthouse in Greensboro, N.C., and police sharpshooters patrolled the surrounding rooftops outside, Jury Foreman Octavio Mandulay slowly announced the verdicts. There were five counts of murder and one count of rioting against each of the six defendants. As the litany of "not guilty" grew, a relative of one of the accused choked back a sob. By the time the 36th and final "not guilty" was called out, the defendants themselves were weeping.

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