ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 14, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Atlanta, Georgia: Marshall Frady) Evidence suggesting convicted child murderer Wayne Williams may not have received fair trial examined; details given, scenes shown. Background to murders reviewed. [Mothers' spokesperson Mildred GLOVER - criticizes police.] [Former juror Diane BRENNAN - recalls deciding factor in convicting Williams.] [Emory Univ. law professor Abraham ORDOVER - explains questions raised by police records.] Police files on murders of Charles Stephens and Clifford Jones detailed as exs.; witness Freddy Cosby's account of Jones' murder noted. [BRENNAN - now questions decision.] [Williams' attorney Bobby Lee COOK - cites basis of his argument.] [ORDOVER - thinks police rushed to close unsolved cases after Williams' conviction.]
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