THE WEEK: SEPTEMBER 24-30

SEPTEMBER 24-30

NATION

SIMPSON: THE GRAND FINALE

The national docudrama that is the O.J. Simpson murder trial moved toward its climactic conclusion as both sides delivered highly charged closing arguments. Prosecutors Marcia Clark and Christopher Darden told jurors to follow the trail of blood, hat, gloves, socks and other physical evidence in the case. That methodical approach, they said, would lead straight from the crime scene to Simpson's bedroom and to only one conclusion: Guilty. Defense attorney Johnnie Cochran delivered a fire-and-brimstone assault on the Los Angeles police. He accused the department of plotting a frame-up of his client, who he said was...

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