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Shaw Trial / Russo Testimony #444108

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 10, 1969
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(Studio) Key testimony begins.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Key state witness, Perry Russo says heard Clay Shaw talk with Lee Harvey Oswald and late David Ferrie about killing President John F. Kennedy. Shaw denies charges. Russo adds little to pre-trial testimony. Says met Oswald at Ferrie's apt., then at party attended by "Clem Bertrand," identified as Shaw. Russo says they talked of using 3 gunmen for murder of Kennedy. Girlfriend denies going to party with Russo. Shaw attorney Irvin Dymond begins cross-exam. Attorney has called Russo "notoriety seeking liar."
REPORTER: Charles Quinn (WDSU-TV) Artist: Leo Hershfield

(Studio) Russo admits "conspiracy meeting" might have been inconsequential bull session.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Huntley, Chet

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