• Short Summary

    UNITED STATES AND ARAB LAWYERS ARE TAKING ACTION TO TRY TO SAVE THE LIFE OF SIRHAN, WHO WAS SENTENCED TO DEATH YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY), FOR KILLING SENATOR ROBERT KENNEDY.

  • Description

    UNITED STATES AND ARAB LAWYERS ARE TAKING ACTION TO TRY TO SAVE THE LIFE OF SIRHAN, WHO WAS SENTENCED TO DEATH YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY), FOR KILLING SENATOR ROBERT KENNEDY. AFTER THE VERDICT A NEWS CONFERENCE WAS HELD AT WHICH BOTH THE CHIEF PROSECUTOR, MR. LYNN COMPTON, AND THE CHIEF DEFENCE COUNSEL, MR. GRANT COOPER, SPOKE.

    DEFENCE COUNSEL COOPER HAS FILED A MOTION FOR RETAIL FOR THE 25-YEAR-OLD JORDANIAN IMMIGRANT. UNDER CALIFORNIA LAW, SIRHAN GETS AN APPEAL FROM HIS DEATH SENTENCE DIRECTLY TO THE STATE SUPREME COURT. THE MOTION FOR A RETRIAL WILL BE HEARD ON MAY 14.

    CHIEF PROSECUTOR COMPTON, ASKED IF SIRHAN WOULD BE EXECUTED, TOLD NEWSMEN:
    DEFENCE COUNCIL COOPER WAS NEXT .......

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3HR5I363MV48KT1VA4HCXS1YQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA3HR5I363MV48KT1VA4HCXS1YQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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