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Harrisburg 7 #221809

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 29, 1972
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(Studio) In trial of Reverend philip Berrigan and 6 co-defendants, prosecution's principal witness, Boyd Douglas, takes stand for 2nd day.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) A 1970 letter from Douglas under alias "Pete", sent to "Molly", alias for FBI agent Delmar Mayfield, disclosed. Douglas had requested $50,000 reward from government for testimony. Defense demanded records of financial transactions, but judge denied motion. [Defendant Anthony SCOBLICK - says Douglas is opportunist.] [Defendant Reverend Joseph WENDEROTH - says witness is a farce.] Defense attys. have subpoenaed FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover. Govt. moves to block subpoena.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin Artist: Howard Brodie

Cronkite, Walter;
Serafin, Barry

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