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Bremer Trial #224159

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 31, 1972
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(Studio) Arthur Bremer pleads not guilty by reason of insanity to charges he shot Alabama Governor George Wallace.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Upper Marlboro, MD) Bremer will live in courthouse until trial is over. Security exceedingly strict. Persons entering building are searched. Sheriff receives letter threatening to kill him and Bremer, signed K.K.K. Bremer appears with beard. Jury selected quickly. Defense attorney will present doctors who'll say Bremer has mental disorder. CBS cameraman Laurens Pierce recalls seeing Bremer at previous Wallace rallies. [Film of May 15 shooting shown.]
REPORTER: David Dick Artist: Howard Brodie

Dick, David;
Mudd, Roger

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