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Atlanta Murders #72278

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 23, 1981
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(Studio) Results of court hearing for Wayne Williams, chgd. with murder in Atlanta, Georgia, reported.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Atlanta, Georgia) Sec. surrounding Williams' court appearance noted; films shown. Testimony presented Judge A. L. Thompson with regard to Williams and discovery of 28th victim, Nathaniel Cater, outlined. [Dist. attorney Lewis SLATON - can't discuss evidence.] [Defense attorney Mary WELCOME - is confident of dismissal.] Police said allegedly making progress in linking Williams to other murders.
REPORTER: Bob Sirkin

(Atlanta, Georgia) Williams' background examined; films shown. [Former teacher Archie WILSON - recalls Williams' intelligence.] His career as radio station operator, news photographer discussed; details outlined on screen. [June 4, 1981 WILLIAMS - comments on music industry business; mentions Jackson 5.] Williams' plans for summer program for children recalled.
REPORTER: Rebecca Chase

(Studio) Further discussion of situation on tonight's "Nightline" and upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Chase, Rebecca;
Robinson, Max;
Sirkin, Bob

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