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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 02, 1978
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(Studio) Report on new development with regard to issue of televised trials.

(Burlington, VT) Experiments with television coverage of trials noted. State chief justices' agreement at meeting in Burlington, VT, that ban on cameras in ctroom. is no longer justified reported SC's dissent in vote mentioned. [Georgia Chief Justice Horace NICHOLS - thinks it's here to stay and that people will demand it.] [Conf. chairperson, Ohio chief justice C. William O'NEILL - thinks justices have agreed time has come to open courts to public.] Upcoming discussion of issue at American Bar Association meeting stated.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

Hart, John;
Stern, Carl

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