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Truman / Mock Trial #262541

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 14, 1979
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(Studio) Harry Truman quoted with regard to atomic bombing of Japan.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Independence, Missouri) Report with regard to Janet Fielder's high school class and mock trial of Harry Truman and his decision to bomb Japan. [STUDENT - defends Truman's position.] Students noted to play roles of Joseph Stalin, Winston Churchill, Douglas MacArthur, Hideki Tojo. [STUDENTS - state both sides of issue.] [STUDENT - reads jury's verdict.] [STUDENTS - comment.] Response to trial by school superintendent and director of Truman Library noted. Truman quoted.
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

(Studio) 2nd mock trial said to result in same verdict.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Kelley, Chris;
Mudd, Roger

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