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Eye On America (King Murder: Television Trial) #347137

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 28, 1993
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(Los Angeles: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Memphis: Bruce Morton) Staging of a trial for James Earl Ray, convicted of the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior, in April 1968, featured; scenes shown from a Memphis, Tennessee, courtroom, where the television movie will be filmed. [Law professor Burt NEWBOURNE, prosecutor Hickman EWING, Ray's lawyer William PEPPER, Judge Marvin FRANKEL - say the aim is to recreate a real trial.] [In prison interview, RAY - calls it a good opportunity to explain his position.] Contemporary photographs shown. [Reverend Samuel Billy KILES - testifies about the murder scene.] [Producer Jack SALTMAN - comments on the television movie.]

Reporter(s):
Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:30

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