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Jasper, Texas / Byrd Murder / King Trial #718127

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 27, 1999
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(Studio: Fredricka Whitfield) Report introduced.

(Jasper, Texas: Jim Cummins) The aftermath of the trial of John King for the dragging murder of black man James Byrd examined; scenes shown from Jasper, TX. [Black WOMAN - comments on race relations. [Jury foreman Joe COLLINS - thanks his fellow jurors.] [Teacher Lillian JOHNSON - talks about the community's sense of loss.] [King's father's MINISTER, Byrd's sister Renee MULLINS, father James BYRD, Sr. - call for togetherness.]

Whitfield, Fredricka;
Cummins, Jim

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