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Mandel / Mistrial #41574

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 07, 1976
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(Studio) Judge declares mistrial in case of Maryland Governor Marvin Mandel after some jurors saw television report on arrest of man on charges of jury tampering in case.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Baltimore, Maryland) Reporter notes court proceedings as Judge John H. Pratt cites reasons for declaring mistrial in case of Mandel and others charged with pol. corruption. Mandel says he's numb, has mixed feelings with regard to events. [MANDEL - comments on turn of events.]
REPORTER: Bill Matney Artist: Freda Reiter

(Studio) Govt. prosecutors say today they'll move for new trial as soon as possible.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Matney, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry

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