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Child Abuse / McMartin Case #329572

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 18, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: John Blackstone) Jurors reported finding Peggy McMartin Buckey and her son Raymond Buckey not guilty of child abuse and molestation charges in McMartin pre-School case; details of long trial given; scenes shown from courtroom. [Judge William POUNDERS - declares mistrial.] [Jurors Daryl HUTCHINS, John BREESE - comment on decision.] Defense attorneys noted claiming that children fabricated stories of abuse when asked questions by psychologists. [CHILDREN, parents Alan LAGENOFF, Marymae CHIOFFI - react to verdict.] [Peggy BUCKEY - says she never molested children.] [Prosecutor Lael RUBIN, University of California at Los Angeles law professor Peter ARENELLA - comment.] Juror quoted regarding outcome of case.

Blackstone, John;
Rather, Dan

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