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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma / Bombing / McVeigh Trial / Opening Day #415643

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 24, 1997
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(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Report introduced.

(Denver: Judy Woodruff) The closing of the opening day of the trial of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, bombing suspect Timothy McVeigh featured; defense attorney Stephen Jones quoted; details given and quoted from the opening statements from prosecutor Joseph Hartzler about coming testimony from McVeigh friend Michael Fortier and from Jones in defense of McVeigh.

(Denver: Tony Clark) The opening statements from both sides assessed. [Victim's father Tom KIGHT - offers his view on the prosecution's opening statement and some questions raised by Jones.] What will be presented in the trial tomorrow previewed.

(Denver: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Charles Zewe) The closed circuit view of the trial in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, for survivors and victims' relatives detailed. [Bombing victim's son Bill CREGAN - reacts to the opening of the trial.]

(Denver: Judy Woodruff) The day's events reviewed.

Reporter(s):
Clark, Tony;
Meserve, Jeanne;
Woodruff, Judy;
Zewe, Charles
Duration:
00:10:00

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