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Massachusetts / Rape Trial Aftermath #296069

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 26, 1984
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(Studio) National reaction to gang rape last year in New Bedford, Massachusetts, and recent trial of defs. recalled; community's claim of prejudice against defs. since they're Portuguese immigrants mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Fall River, Massachusetts) Sentences given convicted rapists examined. [Defense attys. Ed HARRINGTON, David WAXLER - argue for leniency.] [Judge William YOUNG - notes victim's resistance.] Victim's reaction to trial outcome, include relocating to new community, mentioned. [Dist. attorney Ronald PINA - hopes other rape victims will seek justice.] Demonstrators' support of rapists shown.
REPORTER: Steve Young

Rather, Dan;
Young, Steve

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