The Stingers Get Stung

A jury acquits De Lorean, criticizing his prosecutors instead

The plot was as convoluted as any on Dynasty. The tanned, silver-haired protagonist might have just walked off the set of Dallas. But the moment of melodrama at the federal courthouse in Los Angeles last week would have strained credulity on any prime-tune soap opera. Twenty-two months after he was arrested, and five months after his sensationally publicized trial began, renegade Auto Manufacturer John Zachary De Lorean, 59, his hands clasped in front of him as he leaned back in a beige swivel chair, heard a jury of six men and six women...

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