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Harrisburg 7 #462564

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 21, 1972
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(Studio) Trial underway in case of Reverend Philip Berrigan and 6 co-defendants charged with conspiring to kidnap President Aide Henry Kissinger, blow up DC heating systems, and destroy draft records.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) Berrigan arrives in marshal's car from company jail; jury travels in stationwagon and van, windows covered with brown paper. Judge R. Dixon Herman refuses to let Berrigan read statement. Berrigan tries to fire lawyer, former Attorney General Ramsey Clark, so he cam representative himself. Judge refuses to allow it. Prosecutor William Lynch outlines government's case compiled of letters and information from Boyd Douglas, former prison-mate of Berrigan who turned FBI informer. Defense Attorney Clark says charges false, intended to get J. Edgar Hoover off hook. 3 lawmen testify about draft board raids in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
REPORTER: Carl Stern {Sketches Leo Hershfield}

Hershfield, Leo;
Stern, Carl;
Utley, Garrick

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