NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 09, 1972
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(Studio) Berrigan conspiracy trial continues. Defense cross-examines Boyd Douglas,' FBI informer. Reverend Philip Berrigan saw brother, Daniel, last night for 1st time in mos.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) [Reverend Daniel BERRIGAN - complains about treatment his brother is receiving in jail compared to Douglas, who is free.] In court, Daniel flashed peace sign to his brother. Douglas, back on witness stand, admits lies he has told in past. Defense lawyer Paul O'Dwyer hints FBI investigation went into high gear only after FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover was challenged to prove his accusations about Berrigans. Attorney Terry Linsner says he has a witness who can testify Douglas' original plan was not to help FBI, but blackmail defendants.
REPORTER: Carl Stern Artist: Leo Hershfield