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Little Trial #241417

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 11, 1975
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(Studio) Joan Little testifies.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Raleigh, North Carolina) Families of murdered jailer, Clarence Alligood, and of Little there. Little testifies as to Alligood coming to her cell and saying he'd been nice to her and she ought to be nice to him. Says Alligood's pants were off and he had ice pick. Little and defense attorney demonstrate how Alligood held her to force her to commit sex act. She grabbed ice pick when it fell from jailer's grip. Little sobs in court; 3 jurors reported crying. Little describes struggle and striking at Alligood. Says when she left cell, he was standing up with grin on face. Prosecution questions her about notes to herself. Prosecutor William Griffin to suggest such late night mtgs. not unusual.
REPORTER: Ed Rabel Artist: Aggie Whelan

Mudd, Roger;
Rabel, Ed

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