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Cameras In Court / Florida #258581

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 30, 1978
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(Studio) Florida experiment with regard to cameras in ctrooms. assessed.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Miami, Florida) Film of judge sentencing man to death shown. Experiment described. Pro and con arguments with regard to cameras given. [Miami lawyer Joel HIRSCHORN - questions propriety of cameras; selectivity of commercial TV.] September 1977, film of Ronnie Zamora trial shown. Case recalled. [Voice of lawyer Ellis RUBIN - argues television influence on Zamora.] [Judge Paul BAKER - believes experiment successful.] [Florida Bar Association Judith KREEGER - believes opponents must prove points.] Appeals of criminal convictions due to camera presence reported Florida supreme court decision awaited.

Rabel, Ed;
Rather, Dan

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