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Supreme Court Ruling / Public's Right To Know #239292

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 03, 1975
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(Studio) Supreme Court rules in favor of public's right to know in Georgia case.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Atlanta, Georgia) In Apr. 1972, 6 boys charged with rape and murder of girl from well-to-do Atlanta family. Name of girl not made public because of Georgia law preventing disclosure of name of rape victim. WSB-TV discloses girl's name, Cynthia Cohn. Father of girl sued station [Martin COHN - says such publicity totally irresponsible journalism.] But Supreme Court rules against Cohn. [WSB-TV Dave RIGGS - says decision provides for freer publicity of all activities ii public trial.]
REPORTER: Fred Graham; ARTIST: No artist given

Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred

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