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Sirhan Trial / Testimony #4068

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 04, 1969
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(Studio) Sirhan Sirhan, accused of murdering Senator Robert Kennedy, takes stand for 1st time. His mother, Mrs. Mary Sirhan, takes stand also.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Los Angeles, California) Defense tries to prove Sirhan was from poor family; middle class jury that indicted him wasn't representative of his family. Under questioning from defense attorney Grant Cooper, Sirhan says he never earned more than $2,000 in 4 years Mrs. Sirhan says she makes $40 weekly; at end of testimony, she thanks God and United States for her well-being. [Mrs. SIRHAN - remarks she is not nervous today.]
REPORTER: John Davenport

(Studio) Defense motion to throw out grand jury indictment denied by Judge Walker.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Davenport, John;
Reynolds, Frank

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