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Sirhan Trial / Finance Testimony #444472

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 04, 1969
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(Studio) Sirhan Sirhan takes stand to testify about finances.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Los Angeles, California) Trial begins 5th week; lawyers say Sirhan eager to participate in trial. Mrs. Mary Sirhan and brother attend; Mrs. Sirhan to testify on defense motion technicality. Defense Attorney Grant Cooper asks court to quash indictment because Grand Jury didn't represent community. Sirhan and mother testify about income. From witness box, Mrs. Sirhan thanks God for roof in United States and food to eat. Judge rules indictment valid. Jurors to be sworn in Wednesday and alternate to be chosen.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins Artist: Gene Widhoff

Brinkley, David;
Perkins, Jack

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