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Freedom of Press / Farr #18996

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 22, 1972
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(Studio) In Los Angeles, California, reporter William Farr plans appeal to state supreme court with regard to his jailing for refusal to reveal sources in Manson murder case.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Los Angeles, California) 300 friends of reporter William Farr contribute to Farr's defense fund. Raise $4000 for Get Farr Out Committee [Defense Fund Co-chairperson Jack LEMMON - says must protect his rights and thus protect everyone's rights.] [FARR - says he's doing what any reporter would do.] Farr will stay in jail until he answers court's questions about source of his story. Farr's case night go to Justice William O. Douglas.
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker

Shoemaker, Dick;
Smith, Howard K.

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