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Inside Story (Bryant Case) #741807

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 13, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Basketball star Kobe Bryant’s appearance before the judge who will preside at his rape trial noted.

(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The high stakes for Bryant examined; details given about the penalties for convicted sex offenders in Colorado, including the use of a plethysmograph††, which monitors genital response to sexual stimulus; scenes shown of Bryant & the accuser’s family going into court and from inside the courtroom. [Sex offender counselor Mervin DAVIES†- comments on the measurement of “deviant arousal.”] [In shadow & with voice disguised, convicted sex OFFENDER – says even murderers don’t have life therapy.] [Criminal defense attorney Daniel RECHT†, former Denver prosecutor Karen STEINHAUSER†- offer differing opinions on the sentencing.]

Rather, Dan;
Whitaker, Bill

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