Search the Archive

Boulder, Colorado / Ramsey Murder Case / A Discussion #836634

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 16, 2006
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Jerusalem: Wolf Blitzer) Report introduced.

(Studio: Tom Foreman) The arrest of suspect John Karr in the decade-old JonBenet Ramsey murder case introduced.

(Washington: Kelli Arena) The breaking news about Karr, a former school teacher, who was arrested in Bangkok, Thailand, & the gruesome murder of JonBenet featured; details given about the investigation. [John Ramsey lawyer Lin WOOD†- comments on the arrest.] [In exclusive interview, voice of father John RAMSEY - reacts.] The international aspects of the case discussed.

(Studio: Tom Foreman) The statement from John Ramsey about the background to Karr's arrest quoted.

(Studio: Tom Foreman) The time line of the JonBenet murder case reviewed; scenes shown from the home in Boulder, Colorado, where she was killed in 1996; details recalled of suspicion about the Ramseys & of Patsy's death from cancer. [In CNN interview, Patsy RAMSEY - offers advice to the people of Boulder.] [In the past, on "Larry King Live," former Boulder police detective Steve THOMAS†, John RAMSEY - exchange views on guilt.]

(Studio: Tom Foreman) Live discussion held with CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin & former Denver deputy D.A. Craig Silverman about the break in the case; inset scenes shown from the Boulder crime site. [TOOBIN - says cold cases seldom get solved; cites the changes in evidence technology that entered the Ramsey case in 2003; comments on the problems of arresting an American {Karr} in Thailand; explains the importance of DNA evidence.] [SILVERMAN - expresses shock over the case that culminated in an arrest in Thailand; comments on the abundance of physical evidence in this case; predicts there is solid evidence & the prosecution's case will soon be laid out.]

(Studio: Tom Foreman) The "raw data" on the cost & time of the investigation in the Ramsey case outlined on screen.

Reporter(s):
Blitzer, Wolf;
Foreman, Tom;
Arena, Kelli
Duration:
00:15:00

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.