ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 17, 1969
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(Studio) Democratic leader of California assembly, Jesse Unruh, and former football player, Roosevelt Grier, testify for prosecution in Sirhan Sirhan trial.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Los Angeles, California) Part time waiter, on night of shooting, Vincent Di Pierro, says he saw girl near Sirhan; earlier he said he had not. Unruh was at Senator Robert Kennedy's side the night he was shot. He asked Sirhan why he did it; Sirhan said he did it for his country Grier tells how he and others disarmed Sirhan. Defense tried to take away credibility from Di Pierro. Defense says Sirhan obsessed with Mideast politics. Sirhan's frenzied strength shown by 300 pound Grier and others who had to subdue him.
REPORTER: John Davenport Artist: Bill Lignante
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