NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 31, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The life sentence for au pair Louise Woodward, who was convicted of murdering the baby in her charge, reported.
(Cambridge, Massachusetts: Pat Dawson) The emotional day in court featured; scenes shown from the Cambridge, Massachusetts, courtroom. [Parents Deborah and Sunil EAPPEN, WOODWARD - make statements.] [Prosecutor Gerard LEONE, former prosecutor Wendy MURPHY, MAN - react to the verdict.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(London: Kevin Tibbles) The reaction in Woodward's hometown of Elton, England, to the guilty verdict featured; scenes shown from the village united in angry disbelief that justice has not been done. [Two NEIGHBORS, mother Susan WOODWARD, two BRITONS, Mirror newspaper editor Piers MORGAN, London-based attorney Pamela MARTIN, Louise's friend Rehana AUGUSTAN - comment on the case.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Discussion of the case with NBC News expert Dan Abrams presented. [ABRAMS - talks about the options for the defense.]