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Sirhan Trial / Kennedy Plea #445699

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 21, 1969
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(Studio) Judge Herb. Walker denies motion for new trial and upholds death penalty for Sirhan Sirhan, despite letter from Senator Edward Kennedy requesting mercy for him.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Los Angeles, California) Kennedy letter says Robert wouldn't want Sirhan's life. District Attorney Evelle Younger brings letter to court Defense Attorney Grant Cooper denied plea for new trial. [Mary SIRHAN - says Kennedy good person.] Sirhan to go to cell 33 on death row in San Quentin. Yr. of appeals to come.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

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Brinkley, David;
Perkins, Jack

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