• Short Summary

    THE HEARING WHICH LED TO THE INDICTMENT OF SIRHAN BISHARA SIRHAN FOR THE ASSASSINATION OF ROBERT F.

  • Description

    THE HEARING WHICH LED TO THE INDICTMENT OF SIRHAN BISHARA SIRHAN FOR THE ASSASSINATION OF ROBERT F. KENNEDY WAS HELD BEFORE A LOS ANGELES COUNTY GRAND JURY YESTERDAY (FRIDAY). KEY WITNESS JESUS PEREZ, THE KITCHEN HAND AT THE AMBASSADOR HOTEL WHO WAS SHAKING HANDS WITH KENNEDY WHEN THE SHOOTING STARTED, DESCRIBED HOW THE ASSAILANT LAY IN WAIT DURING THE PRECEDING HALF HOUR. DISTRICT ATTORNEY YOUNGER EXPRESSED HIS CONCERN FOR SIRHAN'S SAFETY AND HIS DETERMINATION TO ENSURE A FAIR TRIAL.

    THE HEARING, WHICH LASTED HALF AN HOUR, WAS ATTENDED, AMONG OTHERS, BY A YOUNG MAN WHO HAD BEEN WOUNDED IN THE SHOOTING.

    PEREZ DESCRIBED HOW SIRHAN HAD BEEN WAITING IN THE HOTEL KITCHEN AND HAD ASKED HIM REPEATEDLY WHETHER SENATOR KENNEDY WOULD EVENTUALLY BE PASSING THROUGH THIS KITCHEN; FROM HIS ANSWERS IT ALSO APPEARS THAT SIRHAN WAS ALONE AND UNACCOMPANIED.

    CORRESPONDENT THEN ASKS MR YOUNGER HOW HE FEELS ABOUT PROBLEMS OF ENSURING FAIR TRIAL AND SUSPECT'S SAFETY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6E7SY6HXGTGJ6YYSX14FG2DZD
    Media URN:
    VLVA6E7SY6HXGTGJ6YYSX14FG2DZD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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