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Remembering Johnnie Cochran: A 1996 Talk

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Remembering Johnnie Cochran: A 1996 Talk

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Remembering Johnnie Cochran: A 1996 Talk

Remembering Johnnie Cochran: A 1996 Talk

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Criminal defense attorney Johnnie Cochran died Tuesday at age 67 of cancer, after having been diagnosed in 2003 with an inoperable brain tumor. In 1995, Cochran won O.J. Simpson a not-guilty verdict in the slayings of his wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman. Over the years, Cochran defended celebrities as well as lesser-known individuals. He represented football great Jim Brown, as well as rappers Tupac Shakur, Snoop Dogg and Sean Combs. (Originial airdate: 10/10/96)

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