CNN Evening News for Saturday, Nov 22, 2003
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(Studio: Carol Lin) The view that Santa Barbara County, California, district attorney Tom Sneddon’s child molestation case against pop singer Michael Jackson is a personal vendetta noted; Sneddon’s background outlined. [SNEDDON – disses Jackson’s music.] Live interview held with former federal prosecutor Laurie Levenson about the Sneddon-Jackson grudge match. [LEVENSON – explains why Sneddon is not necessarily the best person to prosecute the case; notes it is unusual for the district attorney to take the reins and go into court; comments on how Sneddon’s background & personal feelings may affect the case.] Jackson’s song “D.S.,” which is about Sneddon, played while lyrics are shown on screen.
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