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(Studio) Former UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) president Tony Boyle goes on trial; prosecution and defense present opening argument. Boyle charged with killing UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) rival Joseph Yablonski and his family.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Media, Pennsylvania) Special prosecutor Richard Sprague's opening statements reviewed. Yablonski's sons appear at trial. Boyle's attorney Charles Moses' defense strategy revealed. Admitted leader of assassination team, Paul Gilly,to testify later. Assassin Aubran Martin brought into court against will and identified by Gilly.
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid Artist: Don Brodeur
- Kincaid, Jim;
- Reasoner, Harry
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