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New Jersey Physician's Murder Trial #257217

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 06, 1978
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(Studio) Beginning of murder trial of physician in Hackensack, New Jersey, reported
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Hackensack, New Jersey) Details of murder chgs. against Dr. Mario Jascalevich and of today's court proceedings given. Statement by prosecutor outlined, as well as that of defense attorney Background of case involving Jascalevich's alleged use of drug curare to kill patients of other physicians and also involving Jascalevich's experiments at Jersey City hospital given. Authorities' dropping of investigation and subsequent probe by "New York Times", resulting in new info., outlined. Questions with regard to motive for murders at Riverdell Hospital noted.
REPORTER: David Culhane Artist: Al Herr

Cronkite, Walter;
Culhane, David

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