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Afghanistan War / Walker Case / Court / Marin County, California #652920

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 24, 2002
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jim Stewart) The return of American-born Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh to the United States and his first day in federal court in Virginia featured; courtroom sketches shown. [Mother Marilyn WALKER - says she had not seen her son in two years.] [Father Frank LINDH - says his son is innocent.] [Defense attorney James BROSNAHAN - says Walker has had no legal representation for over 50 days.] [US attorney Paul McNULTY - says Walker waived his right to counsel.] (Artist: William Hennessy)

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Marin County, California: John Blackstone) Background information about Walker given; scenes shown from Walker's home county. [Marin County, California, residents Tom RUTTER, Shirley MARN, Danny GEMMA, Larry REED - express views.] [Attorney Ford GREEN - says there is no difference between Al Qaeda and many religious cults; says Walker is probably confused.]

Reporter(s):
Blackstone, John;
Rather, Dan;
Stewart, Jim
Duration:
00:04:30

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