CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 19, 1979
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(Studio) Murders of Representative Leo Ryan and 4 others in remote area of Guyana, triggering Jonestown incident, recalled. Report on trial of man accused in those murders.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Georgetown, Guyana) Larry Layton's surprise move in pleading not guilty to chgs.' against him noted. Expected pleas of guilty to lesser chgs. in return for lighter sentences reported Attys.' consultations mentioned. Defense attorney Rex McKay ` s request for postponement of trial said granted.
REPORTER: David Dick Artist: Howard Brodie
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