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Detroit / Chin Murder #290003

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 28, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Detroit, Michigan) Murder of Vincent Chin and sentences given killers examined. [Lilly CHIN - comments on losing son.] [Witness police ofr. Morris COTTON - describes slaying.] Defs. Ronald Ebens and Michael Nitz noted given probation for murder. [Ben WONG - wants justice; thinks light sentence was because Chin was Chinese.' Judge Charles Kaufman's explanation of sentence outlined. [Attorney Lisa CHAN - questions implications of sentence.] Possible role of area's high unemployment among auto workers in slaying considered. [Racine COLWELL - recalls Ebens' reaction to Chin.] [CHAN - questions open season on Orientals.] [Lilly CHIN - comments.] Chin's last words recalled.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Reporter(s):
Goldberg, Bernard;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:30

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