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Clay Trial / Draft Evasion #6369

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 24, 1969
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(Studio) Cassius Clay undergoes 2nd trial.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Houston, Texas) Former heavywt. boxing champion, Clay resentenced to 5 years prison and $10,000 for draft evasion. (Same penalty as 1967 trial.) Federal judge rules illegal wiretaps not used to obtain conviction. Clay's attorney Charles Morgan, Junior files appeal. [MORGAN - says appeal based on same questions as this trial.] [CLAY - expected verdict. Will have to consider future fighting later.]

Smith, Howard K.

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