NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 15, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Dallas: Jim Cummins) The media feeding frenzy over the now false rape allegations against Dallas Cowboys football players Michael Irvin and Erik Williams featured; the story and media coverage reviewed. [Dallas police David GOLDEN - makes the initial announcement.] [Sports psychologist Don BECK, Irvin's lawyer Royce WEST, Williams' lawyer Peter GINSBERG - talk about the rush to judgement by police and the media.] [Accuser Nina Shahravan's ex-husband Houmann BAGHESTANI - says she lies big.]
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