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Sirhan / Trial / Motions #200481

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 07, 1969
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(Studio) Sirhan Sirhan goes to trial for murder of Robert Kennedy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Trial was put off again due to ctroom maneuvers. - Tight security. Mother, Mrs. Mary Sirhan there. Defense Lawyer Grant Cooper asked for 2 juries: one to give verdict, another to decide punishment. Judge Walker denied motion. Other preliminaries reported [COOPER - says senseless to say Sirhan didn't shoot RFK when the world witnessed it on TV. Defense to be on other lines.] Walker to consider motion that g-rand jury indictment for murder be thrown out.
REPORTER: Bill Stout Artist: Howard Brodie

Cronkite, Walter;
Stout, Bill

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