CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 16, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Fort Worth, Texas: Lee Cowan) Interview held from prison with former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards about his change in fortunes; details given about his tenure as governor and the petition drive to get him out of prison. [EDWARDS – says he’s suffering but he can handle it; states he is unfairly imprisoned.] [Petition drive organizer Ed POWELL- comments on support for Edwards.] [At the Chicken Shack restaurant in Baton Rouge, WOMAN, two MEN – offer views on Edwards.]
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