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Sirhan Trial / Plea Question #202051

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 12, 1969
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(Studio) Reports persist that Sirhan Sirhan, accused of killing Senator Robert F. Kennedy, will change plea to guilty for lighter sentence.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) [Defense Attorney Russell PARSONS - declares he doesn't know who told that to "Los Angeles Times." Doesn't know how anyone could make deduction.] [Cnty. District Attorney Evelle YOUNGER - thinks paper's report accurate. May move directly to penalty phase. Both sides may agree on penalty.] Many worried in Washington, DC over effect of trial on Mideast. Sirhan wants to testify; to tell why he killed Kennedy. Decision depends on psychiatric reports
REPORTER: Bill Stout

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Stout, Bill
Duration:
00:03:40

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