ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 25, 1969
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(Studio) Jury selected in Chicago 8 trial.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Chicago, Illinois) More than 50 of 350 prospective jurors disqualify selves after Judge Julius Hoffman read indictment. Defense attys. object to Hoffman's reading due to his tone and mannerisms. Judge says flattered at comparison to Orson Welles, but overrules complaint. [Disqualified juror Mrs. Josefa AUBREY - thought Judge's reading dramatic. He swayed some people. Doesn't look like fair trial.] Some jurors disqualify themselves out of fear of later violence if some of 8 convicted.
REPORTER: Howard Tuckner Artist: Ali Warren
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