NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 20, 2011
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(Atlanta: Thanh Truong) Calls for clemency for death row inmate Troy Davis, who is scheduled to be executed tomorrow for the 1989 murder of police officer Mark MacPhail, featured; scenes shown of rallies for Davis; details given about how witnesses recanted and the lack of evidence; statement from witness Monty Holmes quoted. [Protestor Janetta McCREERY- says she is concerned about executing an innocent man.] [Former Georgia congressman Bob BARR- says the death penalty should not be applied.] [Sister Martina CORREIA- says when there is doubt you can’t make mistakes.] [Amnesty International Laura MOYE- says this is an affront to human rights.] [MacPhail’s daughter Madison MacPHAIL- says our future was taken.]
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