Trials: Hung Jury

TRIALS Hung Jury For the eleven days of his trial, Byron De La Beckwith, 43, accused killer of Mississippi N.A.A.C.P. Leader Medgar Evers, performed more like a circus clown than a defendant in a first-degree murder case. Constantly shooting his French cuffs, he propped his feet up on a nearby chair, swigged soda pop, glowered at Negro news men, hallooed to white spectators, was once restrained by a bailiff from saun tering over to the jury box to chat with his peers, and with the exaggerated Southern courtliness upon which he so much...

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