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Jonestown / Layton Trial #518591

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 18, 1981
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(Studio) Larry Layton, former member of People's Temple in Jonestown, Guyana, reported beginning his trial for conspiracy to commit murder.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(San Francisco, California) Layton's trial in Guyana and chgs. against him here, conspiracy to commit murder in death of Representative Leo Ryan, examined; films shown. NBC videotapes of Jonestown, taken by slain cameraman Bob Brown, shown, discussed. [November 1978, RYAN - addresses Jonestown audience.] Jim Jones' farewell to NBC reporter Don Harris shown; death of Ryan, Brown and Harris recalled. [Defense attorney Tony TAMBURELLO - considers client brainwashed.] Trial's expected length mentioned.
REPORTER: Rick Davis, Artist: Walt Stewart

Davis,, Rick;
Mudd, Roger

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