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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 27, 2011
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) The first day of the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray in the death of pop star Michael Jackson reviewed; scenes shown from the courtroom with prosecutor David Walgren†† outlining the case against Murray and defense attorney Ed Chernoff†† claiming that Jackson self-administered the propofol that killed him; audiotape from May 2009 with Jackson’s slurred voice played; photo shown of Jackson’s dead body. [CHERNOFF – says he died rapidly.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The maximum penalty for involuntary manslaughter noted.

Pelley, Scott;
Tracy, Ben

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