CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 12, 1968
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(Studio) Trial of James Earl Ray delayed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Memphis, Tennessee) New defense attorney, Percy Foreman, asks Judge Preston Battle for 90 days to study case before setting date for trial. Battle sets Mar. 3 as tentative date. Attorney, Arthur Hanes, Senior, ordered to turn over his files on case. [FOREMAN - says date fine if he's ready by then. No reason to believe he will not receive cooperation of Hanes.] [HANES - says Foreman had great success. Will comply with court's order. No animosity.] Foreman sets out to find Tennessee attorney and samples public opinion to see if trial should be held elsewhere.
REPORTER: George Herman
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