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New York / Ferguson Murder Trail #359475

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 17, 1995
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Mineola, New York: Jacqueline Adams) The beginning of the jury selection in Mineola, New York, for the murder trial of Colin Ferguson, who is acting as his own lawyer in the case where he is accused of opening fire on passengers aboard a commuter train in Long Island, New York, featured; scenes shown of Ferguson in handcuffs; courtrom sketches shown. [Legal advisor Ronald KUBY, assistant district attorney George PECK - talk about Ferguson's unusual behavior.] [KUBY - talks about the entertainment value of allowing Ferguson to represent himself.] [Victims' relative Caroline McCARTHY - comments on the thought of Ferguson cross-examining her in court.] (Artist: Christine Cornell.)

Reporter(s):
Adams, Jacqueline;
Chung, Connie
Duration:
23:53:10

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