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Birmingham Bombing / Chambliss Trial #491366

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 18, 1977
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(Studio) Report on conviction and sentencing of Robert Chambliss in connection with bombing of Birmingham church in 1963 in which 4 young girls were killed.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Birmingham, Alabama) (Audio tape of jury foreman played.) [Foreman Kermon LEWIS - reads guilty verdict and recommendation of life sentence.] Remarks of Judge Wallace Gibson and Chambliss quoted. Attending trial is mother of Carol Robertson, one of girls killed. [Altha ROBERTSON - says things looking up now and this has made her feel better.] [Alabama attorney general William BAXLEY - says Chambliss wasn't in it by self and new indictments will be forthcoming.] [Defense attorney Art HANES, Junior - thinks people of city have wanted case solved and that's difficult position for defense to be in. ]
REPORTER: Don Harris Artist: Leo Hershfield

Brinkley, David;
Harris, Don

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