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Birmingham Bombing / Chambliss Trial #249462

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 15, 1977
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(Studio) Continuing trial of man accused of bombing black Birmingham, Alabama, church in 1963, cited.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Birmingham, Alabama) Report on 1st day of state's testimony against former KKK member Robert Chambliss in bombing case. Testimony of former Birmingham police It. Thomas Cook, with regard to admissions by Chambliss of possession of dynamite and subsequent action in giving it to FBI informant, outlined. Testimony of Methodist minister and niece of Chambliss, Reverend Elizabeth Cobbs, re: alleged conversation with him prior to bombing in 1963 detailed. (Audio tape played.) [COBBS - quotes uncle's comments.] Other testimony by Cobbs with regard to remarks by uncle, before and after incident, cited. [COBBS - quotes uncle's remark as he watched television report on bombing.]
REPORTER: Bruce Hall Artist: Peggy Gage

Cronkite, Walter;
Hall, Bruce

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