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Wilson / Verdict #281109

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 17, 1982
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(Studio) Verdict reached in gun-smuggling trial of former CIA agent Edwin Wilson reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Alexandria, Virginia) Wilson's trial on gunrunning to Libya examined; testimony by Peter Goulding, defendant's former office manager, noted claiming Wilson threatened to kill his wife if Goulding testified for government [Defense attorney Herald Price FAHRINGER - explains basis of appeal.] [Prosecutor Theodore GREENBERG - denies Wilson was working for CIA.] Maximum possible sentence mentioned. Wilson noted facing further trials for arms dealings in Libya; grand jury noted investigating possible complicity of CIA and Pentagon officials in Wilson's activities.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

Rather, Dan;
Schakne, Robert

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