NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 31, 1973
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(Studio) Jury acquits 8 VVAW members in Gainesville 8 conspiracy trial.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Gainesville, Florida) Judge Winston Arnow reads not guilty verdict. Outside, defendants react to verdict. Defense lawyer reacts negatively to government prosecution against antiwar movements. Defense argument outlined.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones
(DC) Justice Department adds Gainesville 8 trial to list of antiwar cases lost by government Other antiwar cases reviewed. Govt. cases usually rely on informers of uncertain character.
REPORTER: Carl Stern
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