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ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 04, 1977
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(Studio) Report on sentencing of former CIA director Richard Helms, in connection with testimony to Senator with regard to CIA involvement in Chile.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Details of court proceedings, include statements of defense attorney Edward Bennett Williams and of Judge Barrington Parker, cited. [WILLIAMS - reacts to sentencing.] [HELMS - responds to judge's statement with regard to Helms's disgrace.] Parker's reaction to comments of Williams and Helms quoted.
REPORTER: Brit Hume Artist: Freda Reiter

(Studio) Not guilty verdict in murder trial of Francine Hughes, in Lansing, Michigan, noted.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Lansing, Michigan) Report on outcome of Hughes' trial for murder of husband, who had allegedly beat her for 13 years [HUGHES - notes reaction to verdict; cites plans for future. Talks about being liberated woman.] Threat against Mrs. Hughes' life noted.
REPORTER: Sylvia Chase

Chase, Sylvia;
Hume, Brit;
Reasoner, Harry;
Walters, Barbara

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