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Joan Little / Not Guilty #241487

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 15, 1975
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(Studio) North Carolina jury finds Joan Little not guilty of murdering Clarence Alligood, jailer.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Raleigh, North Carolina) Jury foreman, Mark Nielson, renders verdict. Judge Hamilton Hobgood sentences chief defense attorney Jerry Paul to 14 days in jail for contempt of court Prosecutor William Griffin says case had to be tried to preserve integrity of system. [Juror Jennie LANCASTER - tells of jury deliberation.] [Juror Pecola JONES - says state had not shown enough evidence.] Little called symbol of women's, civil rights groups. [Joan LITTLE - tells of learning verdict.] Little now faces possible imprisonment for breaking and entering charge. Miss Little will marry Paul Little, no relation.
REPORTER: Ed Rabel Artist: Aggie Whelan

(Studio) Joan Little to rest at Washington, North Carolina; then go to California to lecture.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Mudd, Roger;
Rabel, Ed

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