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Los Angeles, California / Simpson Murder Case #353796

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 20, 1994
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) Decision by Judge Lance Ito to question prospective jurors secretly about pre-trial publicity in the O.J. Simpson murder case in response to the publication of a book by Faye Resnick, a friend of victim Nicole Brown Simpson, examined; positions of Ito and defense attorney Johnnie Cochran outlined. [Simpson attorney Robert SHAPIRO - asks the public to tune out the Resnick interviews.] The clash of First Amendment free press rights and the defendant's right to a fair trial mentioned. [Media attorney Kelli SAGER - opposes Ito's actions.] [Law professor/former prosecutor Laurie LEVENSON - comments.]

(Studio: Connie Chung) Tonight's interview with Resnick on "Eye to Eye with Connie Chung" announced.

Chung, Connie;
Whitaker, Bill

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