CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 16, 1984
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Atlanta, Georgia) Alleged death of Ben Henry Pooley reported ruse to capture fugitive; details explained, films shown. [Local reporter Curt FONGER - announces Pooley's death.] [Sheriff James POWELL - claims Pooley is alive and well.] Former county commissioner Leroy Johnson noted arrested for supposedly hiring Pooley's ostensible killer. [WCOA radio spokesperson Dawn PRIEST - criticizes sheriff ofc.'s lack of credibility.] [POOLEY - explains his participation, impact on ignorant family mbrs.]
REPORTER: Jim McManus
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