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Von Bulow #536756

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 27, 1984
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(Studio) Rhode Island supreme court reported ordering new murder trial for Claus von Bulow.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Providence, Rhode Island) Basis of supreme court's overturning of von Bulow's 1982 conviction explained, discussed. [von BULOW - is relieved.] Prosecution's claims that von Bulow tried to murder wife Sunny and role of stepson Alexander von Auersperg recalled. [Rhode Island attorney general Dennis ROBERTS - resents court's decision based on technicality despite von Bulow's alleged guilt.] [von Bulow's attorney Alan DERSHOWITZ - doubts if conviction can be obtained.]
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy

Brokaw, Tom;
McCarthy, Lee

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