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Court Cases / Hearst Appeal / Hughes Murder Trial #46589

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 02, 1977
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(Studio) Outcome of Patricia Hearst's appeal of bank robbery conviction cited.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(San Francisco, California) Court's statement, upholding conviction, noted.[Prosecutor James BROWNING - reacts to ruling.] Hearst appeal to Supreme Court cited. (Films shown.) Details with regard to sentence in Los Angeles for shooting incident there, and with regard to freedom on bail pending appeal of bank robbery case, given.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

(Studio) Details of Michigan trial of Francine Hughes for murder of husband, and re: defense concerning wife-beating, cited.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Lansing, Michigan) Report on trial and background incidents. Testimony of defense psychiatric witnesses, include women's psychology specialist, Dr. Anne Seiden, quoted. Feminist involvement in Hughes' defense noted.
REPORTER: Sylvia Chase Artist: Anthony Accurso

Chase, Sylvia;
Geer, Stephen;
Reasoner, Harry;
Walters, Barbara

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