Abbott Murder Trial
3.75 in HIGH x 4.75 in WIDE
(9.52 cm HIGH x 12.06 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers

For a detailed summary of the prosecution's arguments, please see the "Remarks" screen for h96.1.1436. Second day of the trial of Burton W. Abbott, accused of the kidnapping and murder of 14 year-old Stephanie Bryan. From Nov. 7 until Nov. 15, the trial was occupied with selection of the jury. Here, defense counsels Harold Hove and John F. Hanson, Jr., and Stanley D. Whitney confer, as Burton Abbott shows them a handwritten note he has drafted about one of the prospective jurors.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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