ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 13, 1972
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(Studio) Supreme Court clears way for resumption of Daniel Ellsberg's trial for stealing Pentagon Papers.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) Supreme Court Justice William Douglas halted trial for court recess. Ellsberg complains right to fair trial violated by government wiretapping. Court upholds lower court ruling that wiretap of Ellsberg's attorney immaterial. Justices Douglas, Brennan, dissent. (Boston, Massachusetts) [ELLSBERG - says Supreme Court is trying to write new law by making new interpretation of Espionage Act.] (DC) Trial will resume in December If Ellsberg and Anthony Russo are convicted, they may still appeal on grounds of illegal wiretapping.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer (WCVB-TV newsfilm)
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