NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 15, 1994
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(Studio: Jane Pauley) Report introduced.
(Bath, New York: Sara James) The trial of 13-year-old Eric Smith for the murder of 4-year-old Derrick Robie in a small town in New York featured; scenes shown from the courtroom. [District Attorney John TUNNEY, defense attorney Kevin BRADLEY - address the court.] The defense contention that Eric mother took an anti-epileptic drug that resulted in her son having fetal trimethadione syndrome that caused his aberrant behavior outlined. [Defense psychiatrist Dr. Stephen HERMAN, prosecution psychiatrist Dr. Kathleen QUINN - offer differing opinions on Eric's behavior.]
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