NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 05, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Boston: Fred Briggs) Bostonians' response to suicide of Charles Stuart, who was suspected of murdering his pregnant wife Carol Stuart, examined; details given of brother Matthew Stuart's role in crime and investigation; scenes shown. [Matthew Stuart's attorney John PERENYI - says client spoke out because Charles Stuart had identified William Bennett as man who allegedly robbed and killed his wife.] Issue of racism in case noted. [WOMAN - says every black man was a suspect.] [Boston Mayor Raymond FLYNN - says Bennett was never charged with murder.] [Boston NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Louis ELISA, city council Bruce BOLLING - comment on moral implications of case.]