NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 16, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) No charges yet against William Kennedy Smith for alleged rape at Palm Beach, Florida, Kennedy estate noted. Report introduced.
(Washington: Lisa Myers) Tabloid newspaper "The Globe" reported disclosing raped woman's identity; Patty Bowman, of Jupiter, Florida, noted being stepdaughter of General Tire Company founder Michael O'Neil; renewed debate over naming sex crime victims examined. ["The Globe" Pat GREGOR, Palm Beach County Victims Assistance Susan PRESS, "Palm Beach Post" Tom O'HARA, Harvard Law professor Alan DERSHOWITZ, Iowa rape victim Nancy ZIEGENMEYER, NOW Helen NEUBORNE - comment on reasons a woman may want to go public.] NBC's decision explained; news president Michael Gartner quoted.
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