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CNN Evening News for Saturday, Jul 03, 2004
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Live discussion held with KOVR-13 reporter Gloria Gomez† about the Scott Peterson murder trial; courtroom sketches shown. [Criminal defense attorney Dean JOHNSON – relates Peterson’s bragging about his sexual habits.] [GOMEZ – describes the testimony of Shawn Sibley†, who introduced Peterson to his mistress Amber Frey; speculates on a possible motive; talks about the questioning of police detective Al Brocchini††; assesses the prosecution’s case.]

(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.

(New York: Alina Cho) The federal trial of mob boss Joseph “Big Joey” Massino†, the “last don” of the Bonanno crime family, featured; details given of the testimony of Salvatore Vitale†, friend & brother-in-law to Massino; courtroom sketches by Christine Cornell shown. [US attorney Roslynn MAUSKOPF†- talks about crime family members cooperating with prosecutors.] [“Time” magazine’s Simon CRITTLE†- comments on breaking the vow of omerta, to remain silent; describes how Massino remained anonymous.] [Defense attorney David BREITBART†- says Vitale feels good.]

Lin, Carol;
Cho, Alina

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