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CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 04, 1968
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(Studio) Accused assassin of Senator Robert F. Kennedy, Sirhan Sirhan, in court
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Sirhan, 24, makes 6th court appearance. Defense attorney Russell Parsons shown with him. Sirhan smiles and waves at mother with 2 of his brothers [Prosecution Lynn COMPTON - not in favor of locking jury up for whole trial.] [PARSONS - says in favor of it. People either loved or hated Kennedy. Some letters to Sirhan show that.] Defense wants trial put off until next year Judge sets October 14 for hearing.
REPORTER: Bill Stout

Cronkite, Walter;
Stout, Bill

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