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Bremer Trial #22236

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 04, 1972
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(Studio) Jury decides Arthur Bremer was sane when he shot Alabama Governor George Wallace. Guilty verdict returned. Bremer sentenced to 63 years in jail.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Upper Marlboro, MD) Judge Ralph powers instructs jury for 40 minute Defines laws, whet is meant by "legally insane" in MD. Prosecutor Arthur Marshall asks jury to use common sense in reaching decision. Defense attorney Benjamin Lipsitz says ultimate issue is Bremer's sanity. 63 year sentence explained: 15 years for assault on Wallace, 3 year for carrying handgun, 15 years for unlawful use of gun, 30 years for wounding Dora Thompson, Eldred Dothard, and Nicholas Zarvos. Bremer still faces federal trial.
REPORTER: Frank Tomlinson Artist: Freda Reiter

Reasoner, Harry;
Tomlinson, Frank

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