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Sirhan Trial / Unruh, Grier Testimonies #202134

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 17, 1969
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(Studio) 2 with Senator Robert F. Kennedy when shot testify for prosecution in Sirhan Sirhan trial.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Democratic leader Jesse Unruh says he told Sirhan not to kill him; we need him alive. Unruh rode with Sirhan in police car to jail. [UNRUH - tells of what he did and thought after shooting. Sirhan said he did it for his cntry.] Former football player, Roosevelt Grier, says he and others couldn't shake gun loose until all bullets had been fired. Defense contends Sirhan out of mind; couldn't be controlled by pro-star. Kennedy's bodyguard, Bill Barry, to be called.
REPORTER: Bill Stout Artist: Howard Brodie

Cronkite, Walter;
Stout, Bill

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