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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma / Bombing Case / FBI #375024

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 02, 1997
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jim Stewart) The FBI crime lab's botching of evidence in a previous bombing case eight years ago examined; details given of the case involving a California man charged in a bombing plot against the regime of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos; letter critical of the FBI lab quoted. The claim by Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, bombing suspect Timothy McVeigh's attorneys that the FBI crime lab has botched evidence in that case as well noted. [FBI lab critic George Washington University professor Jim STARZ - says until the FBI submits to an outside review they will continue to have contamination problems.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Denver: Scott Pelley) McVeigh's father Bill McVeigh featured; McVeigh photos shown. [Bill McVEIGH - talks about his son and his views.] (Artist: Pat Lopez)

Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan;
Stewart, Jim

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