NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 24, 1972
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(Studio) In Baltimore, Maryland, Arthur Bremer pleads not guilty to Federal charges of having shot Governor George Wallace. Wallace meets press.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley
(Baltimore, Maryland) In court, Bremer grins as he realizes reporters straining to look at him. Admits to understanding of charges. Court appointed attorney says Bremer Pleads not guilty, asks bail be reduced. Govt. prosecutor defends high bail. Judge denies hail reduction; gives defense 30 days to prepare other motions.
REPORTER: Carl Stern Artist: Leo Hershfield
(Silver Spring, MD) At Holy Cross Hospital, Governor Wallace and family, pose for cameras. Wallace looks tired but well. Says he's anxious to return to Alabama. Lieutenant Governor Jere Beasley takes over as Governor if Wallace doesn't return by June 5.
REPORTER: Gordon Graham