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Ray Case / New Trial #202684

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 19, 1969
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(Studio) Judge Preston Battle receives letter from James Earl Ray requesting new trial.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Memphis, Tennessee) [Shelby Cnty. Sheriff William MORRIS - says Ray said he wished he hadn't pleaded guilty. Ray said he'd be looking for new attorney] [Assistant Attorney General James BEASLEY - says we'll be ready to represent Tennessee if he comes back.]

(NYC) [Ray's Attorney Percy FOREMAN - says had no witness to contradict state's testimony. Ray gave him go-ahead. Accomplished saving life.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Cronkite, Walter;
Evans, Bob

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