ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 18, 1994
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.
(New York: Aaron Brown) The acquittal of Eric Jackson, convicted of setting a supermarket on fire in 1978 that killed six firefighters, featured; scenes shown of the fire. The apparent railroading of Jackson by the prosecution detailed. [JACKSON - reacts to being freed.] [Defense attorney Robert SULLIVAN - says Jackson was a scapegoat and evidence was phonied up.] [Arson investigator detective Hal DUGAN - says Jackson did not commit the fire.] The prosecution's withholding of information that caused the judge to reopen the case reviewed; documents quoted.
(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Some follow up on the case presented.
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