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We The People: The 6th Amendment (Legal Defense / The Poor) (Part IV) #578879

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 12, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Bob Herbert) Legal defense of the poor featured. [Inmate Saunders COCHRAN - talks about his lawyer's incompetence.] Cochran's lawyer, Harry Hutchinson, noted refusing to talk to NBC News; Hutchinson's sworn statement about his representation of Cochran quoted. [Prisoners' rights lawyer Stephen BRIGHT - talks about intoxicated lawyer.] [Former public defender Lynn BOURSA - comments on her previous case volume.] [JUDGE - speaks in court to defendant Richard Todd.] [TODD - explains his guilty plea.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Herbert, Bob

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