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Atlanta Child Murders / Williams Case Reopening #789672

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 10, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Jim Acosta) The reopening of the Atlanta child murder case featured; details recalled of the case in which Wayne Williams was convicted in 1982 for the murders of African American boys & young men. [Dekalb County police Chief Louis GRAHAM†- explains why he is reopening the case.] [From WVEE-FM interview at the jail, WILLIAMS – says the mistake was assuming there was a single killer.] [Victim’s mother Willie Mae MATHIS†- says she doesn’t think Williams did it.] [Williams’ lawyer Lynn WHATLEY†- comments on the racial complexity of the city at the time.] [Williams case prosecutor Joseph DROLET†- comments on evidence.]

(NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.)

Schieffer, Bob;
Acosta, Jim

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