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Bremer Trial #465895

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 03, 1972
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(Studio) Defense rests in trial of Arthur Bremer charged with shooting Alabama Governor George Wallace, after reading excerpts from Bremer's diary.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Upper Marlboro, MD) Defense attorney Benjamin Lipsitz reads entire diary citing Bremer's efforts to kill President Nixon during his Canadian visit. Notes decision to kill Wallace instead. Compares self to John Wilkes Booth. Bremer's father testifies briefly. Psychiatrist says many people plead insanity to beat the rap. In his diary he predicted fate similar to Sirhan, Robert Kennedy's assassin.
REPORTER: Carl Stern Artist: Leo Hershfield

(Studio) Summation set for tomorrow and jury will retire for verdict.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Stern, Carl;
Utley, Garrick

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