CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 18, 2006
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Boulder, Colorado: Kelly Cobiella) The investigation into John Karr’s involvement in the 1996 murder of JonBenet Ramsey updated; details given of the decision to arrest him when he revealed undisclosed details about the case; his e-mails to journalism professor Michael Tracey quoted. [TRACEY – says let Karr have his day in court.] Karr’s background in Hamilton, Alabama, reviewed. [Karr’s former student Kaley DAVIDSON- says nobody liked him.] [Ex-wife Lara Karr’s attorney Michael RAINES- notes Karr was with his family at the time of the murder.] The search of the jail cell of Richard Davis, who killed 12-year-old Polly Klaas, noted.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Live interview held with CBS News legal analyst Andrew Cohen about the case. [COHEN – comments on skepticism about Karr’s confession & the evidence against him.]
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