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North Carolina / Rudolph Capture #729887

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 02, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The court appearance of bombing suspect Eric Rudolph, who was captured in North Carolina after a five-year manhunt, featured; details given about Attorney General John Ashcroft’s decision to try Rudolph in Birmingham, Alabama, first, for the bombing of a women’s clinic, in which officer Robert Sanderson†† was killed; courtroom sketches shown. [Rudolph’s attorney Sean DEVEREUX†- comments on Rudolph.] [Former federal prosecutor Doug JONES†- talks about Rudolph facing justice in Alabama.] [Victim Emily LYONS†- comments.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Murphy, North Carolina: Kerry Sanders) The question of whether Rudolph had help in eluding arrest examined; details given about support for Rudolph in the town of Murphy, North Carolina; scenes shown of Rudolph’s hideouts in the Nantahala†† National Forest. [Hunter Mike CURTIS‡- questions how Rudolph could have survived for five years alone.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Williams, Pete;
Sanders, Kerry

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