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Hinckley Trial #78115

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 13, 1982
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(Studio) Tape recordings of conversations between John West Hinckley, Junior and actress Jodie Foster said played during his trial today.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Today's proceedings examined in detail; tapes played, transcribed on screen. Testimony from John Hinckley, Senior, regarding son's musical abilities noted. William Carpenter's testimony outlined; Hinckley's insanity defense noted hinging on testimony such as Carpenter's.

(Studio) Secret Service director John Simpson reported calling for new law protecting those guarded by Secret Service from assassins; details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Item recapped at end of broadcast

O'Brien, Tim;
Reynolds, Frank

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