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Kopechne Autopsy #200736

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 21, 1969
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(Studio) Autopsy hearing ends. District Attorney Edward Dinis says he won't press issue if Judge Bernard Brominski turns him down.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) Dinis testifies why he wants autopsy. Says he ordered 1 on July 20. That contradicts Dr. Don. Mills' testimony of Dinis and his deciding autopsy unnecessary. Body flown to Pennsylvania that morning by Kennedy family. Kennedy Legis Assistant Dunne Gifford says plane left that p.m. and was told autopsy wouldn't be done. Joseph Kopechne says autopsy would be like another funeral for him and wife. Part of Kennedy television statement played in Court
REPORTER: David Culhane Artist: Howard Brodie

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Culhane, David
Duration:
00:01:50

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