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Hinckley #285468

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 02, 1982
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(S)Saint Elizabeth's Hospital's psychiatrists noted evaluating John Hinckley's current mental state.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Psychiatric evaluation noted emphasizing Hinckley's state as dangerous to self and others, especially actress Jodie Foster; diagnosis said paralleling the arguments of the prosecution during his trial. Details given. Judge Barrington Parker said scheduling hearing on Hinckley's status; defense attys., however, noted waiving right to hearing in favor of continuing hospitalization.
REPORTER: Fred Graham Artist: Howard Brodie

Graham, Fred;
Rather, Dan

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