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Goetz Verdict / Reaction #316193

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 17, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(NYC: Richard Roth) Jury's verdict in trial of subway gunman Bernhard Goetz recalled; basis of their decision examined. Scenes shown. [Jurors Diana SERPE, James MOSLEY, Michael AXELROD - discuss their task.] [December 31, 1984, on police videotape, GOETZ - recalls shooting.] (Artist: Jane Rosenberg)

(NYC: Bob Faw) Public reaction to Goetz case examined; details given, scenes shown. [Reverend Herb DAUGHTRY, columnist Earl CALDWELL - believe verdict legitimatizes vigilantism against blacks.] [Attorney Alton MADDOX - believes outcome would have been different had races of gunman and his victims been reversed.] [PEOPLE - defense verdict.] [Law professor Jack GREENBERG - comments.]

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard

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