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Harrisburg 7 #222807

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 05, 1972
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(Studio) Jury unable to reach verdict in Berrigan trial.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) Jury foreman Harold Sheets handed verdict to street clerk. Reverend Philip Berrigan and Sister Elizabeth McAlister found guilty of smuggling letters from and to prison. Judge River Dixon Herman says jury deadlocked on major charge of conspiracy to kidnap Henry Kissinger, blow up Washington, DC steam tunnels, and raid draft bds. [Defendant, Sister Elizabeth MCALISTER - considers hung jury something of a victory. Criticizes judge and Justice Department role in trial.] Defense Attorney Ramsey Clark says retrial unlikely and unjust. Appeals expected.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin; Artist: Howard Brodie

Cronkite, Walter;
Serafin, Barry

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