Interview with Bernie Schweid
QUESTION 11
INTERVIEWER:

TALK TO ME ABOUT THE NEWS, TV AND PAPERS HERE, JUST THE FACT THAT THE COVERAGE AND ALL THAT HAD AN EFFECT ON, ON EITHER ESCALATING THE VIOLENCE, OR RESOLVING THE SITUATION…

Bernie Schweid:

I think that the -uh- as I recall -uh- the news media might have been a little slow to get in on this -uh- and pick it up and they were a little reluctant to, but when they got into it I think it had a tremendous impact. And they did eventually. Uh, there were rival papers with different outlooks and TV, although it didn't have the impact it does today, was still, it had a, it was visually -uh- effecting people, and I think -uh- eventually it built up, it did have a lot of impact.