The Summing Up: Von Bulow awaits the jury

Von Bulow awaits the jury

Nineteen years to the day before the two attorneys made their final pleas to the jury, Claus and Martha ("Sunny") von Bulow were married in a small ceremony in New York City. If the defendant was aware of the irony, he did not show it. While his lawyer depicted him as a callous philanderer but not a murderous one, and the prosecution made him out to be a homicidal schemer, Claus von Bulow, his wedding ring as ever on his left hand, maintained an attitude of intense if slightly distant interest. Afterward, the jury of eight men and four women filed...

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