ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 18, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Fort Worth: Linda Pattillo) Unique legal defense by accused murderer Damien Osby, of Fort Worth, Texas, examined; courtroom and neighborhood scenes shown; "urban survival syndrome," a theory that posits that a young black man in a violent urban environment may commit acts out of self-preservation, outlined. [OSBY, in court, defense attorney Bill LANE; in the neighborhood, Reverend Michael BELL; prosecutor Steve MARSHALL - talk about the case.]
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