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Kopechne Inquest / Halt / Exhumation #205604

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 02, 1969
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(Studio) Senator Edward Kennedy asks Massachusetts Supreme Court to halt inquest temporarily.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Boston, Massachusetts) [Massachusetts Attorney General Robert QUINN - says Judge grants delay until Const. issues settled.] Kennedy attys. say he should have right to cross-examine witnesses. Say 100s reporters present changes in nature of case. Associate Justice Paul Reardan agreed grave Const. issues raised. Told attys. to be silent in the matter., To be 2-4 weeks before inquest resumes.
REPORTER: David Culhane

(Studio) Pennsylvania Judge says he'll give decision on exhuming Mary Jo Kopechne Wednesday
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Culhane, David

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