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Flynt Shooting #53291

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 06, 1978
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(Studio) Shooting of "Hustler" magazine owner Larry Flynt in Lawrenceville, Georgia, detailed. Flynt's recent report that he's found God and his testimony in Lawrenceville obscenity chgs. trial noted. Also wounded was Flynt attorney
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Lawrenceville, Georgia) Details of trial, in which Flynt defends self against Gwinnett Cnty.'s obscenity chgs., and of shooting of Flynt and local attorney Gene Reeves given. Film of trial shown. [WOMAN - describes witnessing shooting.] Arrival of Mrs. Althea Flynt at hospital mentioned. Lack of violence or threats prior to trial cited. [Defense attorney Harold FAHRINGER - cites. defense concerns with regard to hostility in town, but says they never thought something like this would happen.] Flynt listed in critical condition; judge has declared mistrial in case.
REPORTER: Bob Sirkin

(Studio) Anchor notes Flynt's remarks concerning her in "Hustler" in past and his recent telegram of apology to her.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

Sirkin, Bob;
Walters, Barbara

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