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Inside Story (Yates Conviction Reversal) #776004

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 06, 2005
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Sharyn Alfonsi) The overturning of the murder conviction of Andrea Yates for drowning her children in her Texas home examined; courtroom scenes shown; details given about false testimony from psychiatrist Park Dietz and the claim that Yates’s crime was inspired by an episode of TV’s “Law & Order.” [Yates attorney George PARNHAM†- describes Yates’s reaction.] [CBS News legal analyst Andrew COHEN†- says Dietz’s testimony suggested Yates was not insane.] [Harris County prosecutor Joe OWMBY††- says he did not know the testimony was false.] [Andrea's mother Karin KENNEDY††- says what’s done is done.]

Roberts, John;
Alfonsi, Sharyn

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