ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 01, 1972
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(Studio) Trial of Arthur Bremer for shooting Alabama Governor George Wallace continues.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Upper Marlboro, MD) Bremer appears without beard and mustache he had yesterday. FBI firearms specialist Robert Frazier testifies he can't prove bullets fired at Laurel, MD, came from Bremer's gun. No powder residue found on Bremer's hands. Dr. Thomas McGuire, who treated Bremer, says he washed blood off Bremer's hands with surgical soap and water before powder test made. 3 persons wounded at Laurel testify: Captain Elrod Dothard of Alabama State Police, Wallace campaign worker Dora Thompson; and Secret Service agent Nicholas Zarvos. All 3 say they did not see gunman. Detective lieutenant James. Fitzpatrick says Bremer advised of rights when arrested. Bremer says he was not. Defense attorney Benjamin Lipsitz tells Bremer to keep quiet. Defense will call psychiatrists to prove Bremer is insane.
REPORTER: Frank Tomlinson Artist: Freda Reiter
(Studio) Prosecution rests case against Bremer.
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