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Illinois / Dotson-Webb Controversy #303487

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 10, 1985
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) Area's reaction to controversy over alleged rape victim Cathleen Crowell Webb's recent recantation of earlier accusation that Gary Dotson had been her attacker examined; background to case recalled. [Disc jockey Clark WEBER - notes international attention to case.] [WEBB - testifies at clemency hearing.] [Webb's foster mother Carol SMITH - believes Webb is now lying.] [University of Chicago spokesperson Richard TAUB - explains public's fascination with case.] Implications of case for Illinois criminal justice system noted. [PEOPLE - comment.]
REPORTER: Frank Currier

Currier, Frank;
Rather, Dan

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