CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 11, 1982
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(Studio) Verdict of Texas federal jury in police brutality case in McAllen, Texas, given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(McAllen, Texas) Trial of ex-policemen Jamie Contreras, Alfredo Saldana and Tom Carter discussed, films shown. [Jury foreman Dennis OHE - defends verdict.] [Defense attorney Nelson SHARPE - states positive reaction to verdict.] [Victim Pedro DENNETT - disagrees.] [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) spokesperson James HARRINGTON - expresses outrage.] Effects of incident on city and police department noted.
REPORTER: Steve Kroft
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