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Sirhan Trial / Unruh, Grier Testimonies #444225

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 17, 1969
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(Studio) 2 witnesses at Sirhan Sirhan trial tell of confusion after Senator Robert F. Kennedy shot.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Los Angeles, California) Kennedy's campaign manager in California, Jesse Unruh, testifies. Unruh says thought shots firecrackers. Press was obnoxious after shooting. Sirhan told Unruh on way to police station he did it for his country Former football player, Roosevelt Grier, testifies. Grier tells how he took gun from Sirhan. Sirhan jokes and smiles in court Jury avoids him when he makes commotion.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins Artist: Gene Widhoff

Huntley, Chet;
Perkins, Jack

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