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Shaw Trial / Russo Testimony #201994

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 10, 1969
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(Studio) District Attorney Jim Garrison's key witness, Perry Russo, testifies in trial of Clay Shaw, accused of conspiring to assassinate President John F. Kennedy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Russo says Shaw, Lee Harvey Oswald and David Ferrie talked at party of how easy it would be to kill Kennedy. Says Oswald had rifle with them. Tells of plot with 3 gunmen; with 1 being scapegoat for rest. Russo spoke of Shaw and Ferrie being homosexuals. District Attorney office never included conspiracy talk at party in 1st memo of conversation with Russo.
REPORTER: Bob Evans Artist: Kevin Haney

(Studio) Party conversation core of Garrison case against Shaw; Russo says talk had characteristics of inconsequential bull session.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Evans, Bob

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