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Shaw Trial To Begin #200204

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 20, 1969
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(Studio) Jim Garrison, New Orleans D.A., to go ahead with Clay Shaw trial, despite denial of John Kennedy autopsy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Decision to go ahead surprises Shaw's attys.; Assistant District Attorney James Alcock called report by Ramsey Clark another attempt by fed. government to block Shaw prosecution, accused of conspiring to murder President Kennedy. Newsmen shocked case coming to trial. Defense Attorney Irvin Dymond had filed papers objecting to delay; Judge Edward Haggerty would have granted delay if Alcock hadn't withdrawn request. Rift reported between Garrison and Alcock.
REPORTER: Ed Rabel Artist: Kevin Haney

Cronkite, Walter;
Rabel, Ed

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