CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 10, 1978
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(Studio) House Assassinations Committee's possible evidence of 2 guns used in John F. Kennedy assassination reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Abraham Zapruder film shown. Details given of possible 4th gunshot heard on audio tape recording made during assassination events at Dallas police headquarters Committee request for more funds to continue tests on recording and to reenact shooting in Dallas noted. [Committee spokesperson Representative Richardson PREYER - comments on recording and tests.] Independent CBS tests of Warren Commission finding that Lee Harvey Oswald couldn't have fired more than 3 shots detailed. Film shown. Warren Commission mbr.'s and special cnsl.'s reactions to recording report stated. Firm conducting tests on recording cited as Bolt, Beranek and Newman, Incorporated, of Cambridge, Massachusetts.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer
(Studio) Mtg. between Reverend Jesse Jackson and convicted killer of Martin Luther King, Junior, James Earl Ray, reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Brushy Mt. State Penitentiary, Tennessee) Jackson's talks with Ray, in company of another minister and psychiatrist, detailed. [JACKSON - doubts Ray's guilt.] Ray's denials of guilt and alleged evidence that he didn't shoot King outlined. Jackson's suggestion that FBI was responsible for civil rights leader's death, under orders to stop King',s rising popularity, noted. [JACKSON - says FBI's motive for murder of King was much higher than Ray's.]
REPORTER: John Sheahan
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