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Modesto, California / Peterson Case / Toobin, Bloom Interviews #729965

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Jun 01, 2003
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Modesto, California: Elaine Quijano) The latest developments in the Laci Peterson murder case reviewed; details given about upcoming hearings for Scott Peterson; scenes shown of the Peterson home, where relatives removed some of Laci’s belongings.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin† and Court TV Lisa Bloom† about the media coverage and the many leaks in the Peterson case. [TOOBIN – comments on the prosecution’s change of position on the disclosure of the autopsy report; says squabbling between Laci’s & Scott’s family looks bad for the defense; talks about leaks aimed at shaping public perception.] [BLOOM – questions motives for leaking autopsy information about the fetus to the press; comments on the civil dispute between the families; says the prosecution should be winning the battle to manipulate the media and influence public opinion.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Quijano, Elaine

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