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U.S. Press Freedom Debated in Canadian Murder Trial

A British Columbia mass-murder trial is the focus of a debate over U.S. press freedom. The lawyer for defendant Robert Pickton, who's accused of killing 15 women, plans to request that a hearing be closed to the public and media. NPR's Wendy Kaufman reports.

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