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Gotti Trial #340912

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 21, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York: Giselle Fernandez) Jury selection in the trial of alleged Gambino crime family boss John Gotti featured; February 1990 scenes of him shown. [In 1990, two MEN - comment on Gotti's acquittal.] Gotti's reputation as the "Teflon Don," his past acquittals noted. ["New York Daily News" reporter, Jerry CAPECI - explains why Gotti is a folk hero, comments on Gotti underboss Sam Gravano.] [Former Gotti trial juror Richard SILENSKY - comments on Gotti's appearance.] Excerpts played from surveillance audiotapes and videotapes of Gotti to be used in his prosecution; Gravano's deal with the government to testify noted.

Fernandez, Giselle;
Rather, Dan

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