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One of Sam Sheppard's attorneys, Fred W. Garmone, gives an opening address to the jury. In it, he orates a chronology of events that happened both before and after the murder of Marilyn Sheppard. He also asserts to the jury that they will be shown proof that the "last four months of the married life of Marilyn and Sam Sheppard were the happiest."
Fred W. Garmone, Sam Sheppard, Marilyn Sheppard, John J. Mahon, William J. Corrigan, Samuel Reese (Chip) Sheppard, Robert F. Schottke, Jane Reese, Patrick Gareau, John P. Eaton, Koko, Thomas J. Parrino, Elnora Helms, Arthur E. Petersilge
Cleveland Press, "54/11/04 Sheppard Lawyer Addresses Jury" (1954). All Articles. 362.