CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 14, 1969
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(Studio) Trial goes to jury.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Los Angeles, California) Prosecutor Lynn Compton asks jury to ignore defense Defense says Sirhan Sirhan "poor, sick wretch." Compton calls him cunning and vicious. Compton says law became ass when psychiatry got hold of it. Says murder cold and calculated. [COMPTON - says psychiatry doesn't belong in this phase of lawsuit.] State wants 1st degree murder verdict. Jury decides on death sentence or life imprisonment. (Parole available after 7 years)
REPORTER: Bill Stout Artist: Howard Brodie
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