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Jasper, Texas / Byrd Murder / King Trial #184826

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 22, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Jasper, Texas: Steve Osunsami) The description at the trial of John King of how black man James Byrd was dragged to death featured; courtroom sketches shown from Jasper, Texas; details given of more evidence of King's hatred of blacks. [PROSECUTOR, Byrd's neighbor Darrell VERETTE, KDFW-TV reporter Shaun RABB - comment on the case.] (Artist: Russ Phifer)

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Osunsami, Steve
Duration:
00:02:30

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