NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 12, 1968
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(Studio) Trial of James Earl Ray postponed until Mar.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(Memphis, Tennessee) Attorney, Arthur Hanes, Senior, wanted trial to begin today. Ray did not and fired Hanes. Ray in court besides Sheriff William Morris and deputy assistant prosecutor, Robert Dwyer asks court not to let Ray delay things by changing attys. New attorney, Percy Foreman, says Ray has right to cnsl. of choice. Judge Preston Battle grants attorney change and delay until Mar. 3. [FOREMAN - says in this case for same reason that setter points. Right thing for me to do. It's how badly he's needed.] Foreman could dominate trial.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins WMC-TV Artist: Leo Hershfield
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