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Simpson / Television Interview Cancellation #602844

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 11, 1995
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(Los Angeles: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Kelly O'Donnell) The cancellation by O.J. Simpson of his planned interview with NBC examined; details given of the positions offered by both sides. Simpson's and his lawyers' decision that they couldn't abide by the original agreement stated. [NBC News president Andrew LACK - comments.] [Simpson attorney Johnnie COCHRAN - responds.] [Los Angeles district attorney Gil GARCETTI, NOW President Tammy BRUCE - comment.]

(Los Angeles: David Bloom) The risks for Simpson in holding such an interview since he faces civil lawsuits from the families of victims Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman outlined. [Brown family attorney John KELLY - says if Simpson told the truth, why is he worried about being consistent with his deposition.] [Attorney Alan DERSHOWITZ - defends Simpson.] [Defense attorney Roy BLACK, NBC News special consultant Ira REINER, communications consultant Michael SITRICK, Brotherhood Crusade Danny BAKEWELL - comment.]

(Los Angeles: Tom Brokaw) Conjecture and commentary on O.J. Simpson's backing out from his scheduled interview and the entire trial saga presented. [REINER, NBC News special consultant Jack FORD - comment.]

Bloom, David;
Brokaw, Tom;
O'Donnell, Kelly

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