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Shaw Trial / Commission Report Conflicts #202182

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 19, 1969
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(Studio) Clay Shaw trial's jury hears testimony which conflicts with Warren Commission Report
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Witness to President John F. Kennedy's assassination, construction workers Richard Carr, testifies that 3 shots came from grassy knoll in front of Kennedy's car. Says he saw 3 men run out of Book Depository Building Says he talked with FBI and "shut my mouth." Hostess in airline VIP lounge, Mrs. Jessie Parker, testifies Shaw signed register as Clay Bertrand. She admits she didn't recognize Shaw when trial began. U. Kansas Pathologist, Dr. John Nichols, says 1 bullet couldn't have wounded both Kennedy and Governor John Connally. Garrison cancels Connally appearance, calling him hostile witness.
REPORTER: Bob Evans Artist: Kevin Haney

Cronkite, Walter;
Evans, Bob

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