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Hinckley / Arraignment #73372

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 24, 1981
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(Studio) Indictment against John West Hinckley, Junior, for attempted assassination of President Reagan in March reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Details of formal indictment proceedings examined. [Justice Department spokesperson Tom DeCAIR - reads 1st indictment.] Chgs. against Hinckley stemming from shooting of Press Secretary James Brady, Secret Service agent Tim McCarthy and police ofr. Thomas Delahanty outlined on screen, discussed. Indictments believed confirming reports that Hinckley's psychiatric examinations determined him sane; his transfer last weekto Quantico Marine base recalled. Films shown. Time factor in proceeding with case discussed.

(Studio) Item recapped at end of broadcast

O'Brien, Tim;
Reynolds, Frank

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