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Harrisburg 7 #20052

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 07, 1972
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(Studio) Cross-examination of govt's. star witness, in trial of Reverend Philip Berrigan and 6 others, begins.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) Religious songs sung outside courthouse Celebrate cross-examination of FBI informer Boyd Douglas. Defendant Sister Elizabeth McAlister participates in singing. Douglas testifies on Berrigan's plan to blow up Pentagon computer system, not part of charges against defendants. Defense Attorney Ramsey Clark read grand jury testimony to prove Douglas had instigated talks of explosives with Berrigan. Prosecutor William Lynch had protested that Clark's references were out of context. Douglas revealed unsavory past of convictions.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer Artist: Freda Reiter

Reporter(s):
Geer, Stephen;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:10

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