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Ten O'Clock News; CIA recruitment protest trial

04/09/1987

Jury for CIA recruitment protest trial gets sworn in. Other court scenes. Footage of the 1986 protest. Assistant District Attorney Diane Fernauld makes the prosecution's case. Defense attorney Leonard Weinglass and UMass Amherst student Jennifer Johnston make opening arguments for the defense, accusing both the CIA and UMass Amherst of committing crimes, which the defendants were only trying to prevent. Judge Richard Conan allows defense witness to testify as to the crimes of the CIA, but has yet to decide if the jury will be allowed to consider this testimony.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

CIA recruitment protest trial

Series Description

NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.

(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976

Duration

00:02:44

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
United States. Central Intelligence Agency
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Trials
Hoffman, Abbie
Courts
Weinglass, Leonard
Carter, Amy
Locations
Northampton (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Boeri, David (Reporter)
Weinglass, Leonard (Speaker)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; CIA recruitment protest trial,” 04/09/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_08693362B81A4127B94F815985FEFE3A.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; CIA recruitment protest trial.” 04/09/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_08693362B81A4127B94F815985FEFE3A>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; CIA recruitment protest trial. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_08693362B81A4127B94F815985FEFE3A
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