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Atlanta, Georgia / Courthouse Killings / Nichols Capture #783094

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 12, 2005
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) The capture in Georgia of escaped gunman Brian Nichols, who killed three people at the Fulton County courthouse, introduced.

(Atlanta: Don Teague) The capture of Nichols at an apartment complex in the suburbs of Atlanta featured; scenes shown from the site; details given of the murder of Customs agent David Wilhelm & about the search for the hijacked Honda. [Gwinnett County police Chief Charles WALTERS†- says Nichols waved a white flag & surrendered.] [WITNESS - comments.] [Georgia Bureau of Investigation director Vernon KEENAN†- says the man forced her into her apartment.] [US attorney David NAHAMIAS†- says Wilhelm was also murdered.] [NBC News analyst Clint VAN ZANDT†- comments on the focus on the Honda.] [Gwinnett County commissioner Charles BANNISTER†- comments on the apprehension.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Martin Savidge) The transformation of the lives of Nichols & slain Judge Rowland Barnes†, court reporter Julie Anne Brandau†, sheriff's deputy Hoyt Teasley† & federal agent Wilhelm reviewed. [Former college football teammate Reggie SHAW†- talks about Nichols.] [Prosecutor Gayle ABRAMSON†- speculates on Nichols.] [Defense attorney B.J. BERNSTEIN†- talks about Barnes.] [Brandau neighbor John WILLIAMSON†- comments.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Teague, Don;
Savidge, Martin

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