CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 20, 1997
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(Pittsburgh: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Memphis: Jim Axelrod) Moves by the family of Dr. Martin Luther King to get a new trial for convicted assassin James Earl Ray, who is now dying, outlined. [In Memphis court, widow Coretta Scott KING, Ray's brother Jerry RAY - address the court about legal issues; comment.] The evidence against Ray in the assassination case and the possibility that new technology could determine if Ray's rifle was the King murder weapon reviewed.
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