Trials: Shutting Up Big-Mouth

"I'll be the only person ever convicted in the assassination of President Kennedy, and I don't know beans about it," said Attorney Dean Andrews before he went on trial two weeks ago. For once he seemed to be right. Last week a five-man New Orleans jury* found him guilty of having committed perjury three times during District Attorney Jim Garrison's bootless investigation into the Kennedy assassination. He was sentenced to 18 months in prison.

Three years ago, Andrews told the Warren Commission that he had been called by a man named Clay Bertrand the day after the assassination and asked...

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