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DeLorean Verdict Aftermath #91250

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 17, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Los Angeles, California) Contd. controversy over verdict in John DeLorean's drug conspiracy trial discussed; films shown. [DeLOREAN - notes verdict hasn't sunk in yet.] [Christina FERRARE - advises husband not to talk with reporters] Basis of jury's decision examined. [Jurors Clarence BERMAN, Nancy ANDERSEN - feel DeLorean was guilty, but the government more so with its entrapment of auto manufacturer] [Representative Don EDWARDS - supports legislature mandating court order for entrapment operation.] [Former drug agent Gerald SCOTTI - thinks government's use of informant James Hoffman abused legal system; explains.] Ferrare mentioned beginning job as local television talk show host here soon.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

(Studio) Reaction of Attorney General William French Smith to DeLorean verdict noted. [SMITH - defs. use of sting operations.]
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Shepard, Gary

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