NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 07, 1972
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(Studio) Berrigan defense attempts to break down testimony of government witness Boyd Douglas.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) Defendant Sister Elizabeth McAllister and supporters sing in front of courthouse Defense Attorney Ramsey Clark cross-examines Douglas, who acknowledges criminal record. Clerk says he was unlikely prisoner candidate for study program at Bucknell University and must have been planted by FBI. Douglas denies This, and charge he instigated plan to blow up fed. heating tunnels. Says Berrigan had planned to destroy Pentagon computers. Clark hopes to discredit Douglas, and FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, with whom he has feuded publicly.
REPORTER: Carl Stern Artist: Leo Hershfield