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North Carolina / Rudolph Capture / The Law #729815

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 02, 2003
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(FBI: Pierre Thomas) The first court appearance of Eric Rudolph, who was captured in North Carolina after a five-year manhunt, featured; courtroom sketches by Richard Miller shown while Rudolph was charged with a bombing spree. [Rudolph attorney Sean DEVEREUX†- comments on Rudolph.] [Former sister-in-law Deborah RUDOLPH†- says Eric was outspoken about gays.] The decision to try Rudolph for the 1998 Birmingham, Alabama, bombing first outlined. [Former deputy attorney general Eric HOLDER†- says a live witness is the best evidence.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Asheville, North Carolina: Steve Osunsami) Rudolph's life on the run in the North Carolina mountains featured; scenes shown from Rudolph's original campsite. [Southern Legal Resource Center Kirk LYONS†- says the FBI could not find the campsite {on their own.}] [Hate group monitor Monrow GILMOUR†- says he became a folk hero to a few people, but people will come to see he is a criminal who has been caught.] [DEVEREUX - jokes about being lost in the woods.] [Two RESIDENTS - offer differing opinions on whether the locals helped Rudolph.]

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Thomas, Pierre;
Osunsami, Steve

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