ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 06, 1969
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(Studio) Trial of Clay Shaw, accused of conspiring to murder President John F. Kennedy, begins.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(New Orleans, Louisiana) District Attorney Jim Garrison accuses Shaw of conspiring with Lee Harvey Oswald. Says Oswald not lone gunman. Defense objects to bringing up of Dallas, Texas events, but overruled. Shaw's attorney says state's key witness, Perry Russo, a liar, that Shaw never knew Oswald. Russo says he saw them together. Judge Edward Haggerty supervises security arrangements for jury. [HAGGERTY - reports he will lock up jury in motel to prevent calls to their families and communication leaks.] If jury finds Shaw guilty, Warren Commission Report open to questions. Shaw could get 20 years
REPORTER: Don Farmer
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