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Hinckley #315247

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 15, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Rita Braver) Physicians treating would-be President assassin John Hinckley, Junior said withdrawing their request that he be allowed unescorted leave from mental institution after discovery of his correspondence with serial killer Ted Bundy; details given, scenes shown. Letter from hospital officials read to court by Judge Barrington Parker today quoted on screen. Scenes from "Deliberate Stranger" and "Taxi Driver" shown. Govt.'s criticism of hospital's handling of Hinckley's release outlined on screen. [US attorney Joseph DiGENOVA - notes seriousness of situation.] [PEOPLE - oppose Hinckley's release.] (Artist: Don Juhlin)

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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