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Jordan / Shooting #271242

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 02, 1980
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(Studio) Martha Coleman, with civil rights leader Vernon Jordan when he was shot last week, reported meeting with FBI today.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Fort Wayne, III) [Coleman attorney Charles LEONARD - says he's responsible for client not coming forward before now.] His defense of Coleman, include fact that she was questioned by police for long period immediately following shooting and authorities' refusal for him to be present during questioning noted; Fort Wayne mayor quoted with regard to Coleman's choice not to have attorney present. Coleman's remarks to local newspaper columnist cited. ["Fort Wayne News-Sentinel" spokesperson Dan LUZADDER - comments.] Police reported discounting items found near shooting scene; details given. Jordan's condition reported.

Cronkite, Walter;
Faw, Bob

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