NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 18, 1969
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(Studio) Sirhan Sirhan trial continues. Pretty blonde witness to shooting testifies.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(Los Angeles, California) Girl in polka-dot dress, Valerie Schulte, says she was present night of shooting of Senator Robert F. Kennedy. Prosecution and defense agree she had nothing to do with killing or Sirhan. Kennedy's bodyguard, Bill Barry, says was separated from Kennedy by crowd and didn't see shooting. Hit Sirhan twice and tried to protect him from others who were trying to get at him. Former athlete Rafer Johnson says split from Kennedy when shooting occurred; only able to leap on Sirhan afterwards and then protect him from crowd. [JOHNSON - felt like helping Sirhan; no reason for others to do the kind of thing Sirhan had just done.]
REPORTER: Jack Perkins
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