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Trial transcripts, pages 1167-1743, covering November 10, 1966 morning session to November 16 morning session

Includes testimony of defense witnesses James C. Redinger, a teenager at the crime investigation scene; Rev. Robert Gardner Scully, who collected a blood sample for Dr. Kirk; Dr. Stephen Sheppard, defendant's brother; Dr. Richard Koch, Sam Sheppard's dentist; Dorothy Sheppard, defendant's sister-in-law; Samuel Reese Sheppard, defendant's son; Dr. Gervase C. Flick, radiologist; Kathryn Capodice, reporter; Jay Hubach, Bay Village Police Sergeant; Anna Franz, Marcella Hahn, Elizabeth Ann Vetter, nurses at Bay View Hospital; Dr. Horace Don, friend of Sam Sheppard who interned at Bay View Hospital; Richard Eberling, window washer at the Sheppard home; Dr. Charles Elkins, neurosurgeon who examined Sam on July 4; prosecution witnesses Jerome Poelking, Cleveland Police Department scientific investigation unit (recalled); rebuttal witness Dr. Roger Marsters, clinical chemist; closing arguments; charge to jury

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Cleveland, Ohio


1966 trial, Judge Francis J. Talty, John T. Corrigan, Leo Spellacy, F. Lee Bailey, Russell Sherman, Charles M. Burnim, Roger W. Marsters, Samuel Reese (Chip) Sheppard, Dorothy Sheppard, Jerome Poelking, Charles Elkins, Richard E. Koch, Marcella Hahn, Anna Franz, Gervase Charles Flick, Clifford C. Foster, Elizabeth Ann Vetter, Horace M. Don, Richard Eberling, James C. Redinger, Robert G. Scully, Stephen A. Sheppard, Kathryn Capodice, Jay H. Hubach, defense rests, closing arguments


Photo: Ariane Tebbenjohanns and Sam Sheppard, 1966, Cleveland Memory

Volume 05, 1966 Trial Transcript (Retrial of Samuel H. Sheppard): Testimony; Defense Rests; Closing Arguments



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