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Shaw Trial / Russo Testimony #444127

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 11, 1969
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(Studio) Clay Shaw trial continues; Shaw charged with conspiring to kill President John F. Kennedy. State's key witness, Perry Raymond Russo says heard Shaw, David Ferrie and Lee Harvey Oswald talk of killing President.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Russo says didn't think meeting important enough to call FBI. Says Ferrie often talked of killing President; never heard any agree to do it. Under cross-exam. of Irvin Dymond, Russo says he wondered whether trio plotted to kill President or Fidel Castro. Ferrie never mentioned assassination after it happened. Russo says Ferrie never told him to not talk of meeting Wanted to be sure Shaw was right man at 1st; no doubts now. Russo says District Attorney bugged house. Had psychiatric treatment in 1959. Russo didn't regard trio as conspirators.
REPORTER: Charles Quinn Artist: Leo Hershfield

Huntley, Chet;
Quinn, Charles

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