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Wilson / Verdict #520802

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 17, 1982
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(Studio) Verdict reached in gun-smuggling trial of former CIA agent Edwin Wilson reported; his background recalled.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Alexandria, Virginia) Wilson's trial and defense argument examined; testimony of Wilson associates Roberta Barnes, code named "Wonder Woman," and Reginald Slocum outlined. Defense argument presented by Herald Price Fahringer noted. [FAHRINGER - cites client's reaction to verdict.] [Prosecutor Theodore GREENBERG - is pleased with trial's outcome.] Possible sentence and Wilson's further trials discussed.
REPORTER: Susan Peterson Artist: Arthur Lien

(Studio) Wilson's post-trial remark noted reminiscent of Adlai Stevenson and Abraham Lincoln.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Mudd, Roger;
Peterson, Susan

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