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Texas Murder Conspiracy Trial / Davis #496625

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 14, 1978
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(Studio) Chgs. of murder against Texas millionaire T. Cullen Davis, of which he was acquitted last year,noted. Present chgs. of conspiracy to murder against him outlined.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Houston, Texas) Background on Davis' 1st trial, for murder of step-daughter, given. His arrest in August on chgs. of trying to hire hitman to kill judge in his divorce proceedings reported FBI photos of Davis meeting with Charles McCrory, who was allegedly to have arranged killing, shown. McCrory's affiliation with FBI detailed. Judge Joe Eidson's agreement to pose for photograph faked to show him dead noted. McCrory's testimony in Davis trial stated; federal marshal's refusal to allow sketches of McCrory in court mentioned. Davis' claim that he's being framed by people not satisfied with acquittal in earlier trial reported.
REPORTER: Bob Dotson (KXAS-TV newstape, Fort Worth, Texas) Unsigned sketches

Brinkley, David

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