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Dallas, Texas / Adams Case #560024

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 30, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Dallas, Texas: Roger O'Neil) Randall Dale Adams, man convicted of murdering Dallas police ofr. Robert Wood in 1976, reported getting new trial after another man admitted to committing crime; details given. [ADAMS - comments on case.] [Adams' attorney Randy SCHAFFER - says then-assistant district attorney Doug. Mulder framed his client.] Mulder allegedly made deal with then- 16-yr.-old David Harris to blame Adams; Harris reported boasting that he had killed Wood. [Last month on Fox TV, HARRIS - admits to the murder.] Schaffer quoted with regard to Mulder's motives for cover-up. Film "The Thin Blue Line" noted revealing evidence that was not entered during Adams' trial; details given, scenes shown. [WOMAN - comments on situation.]

Brokaw, Tom;
O'Neil, Roger

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