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Mississippi / Governor's Pardons #1015418

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 12, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Jackson, Mississippi: Anna Werner) The controversy over Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour’s pardon of 203 criminals on his last day in office examined; photo shown of David Gatlin, who killed his wife Tammy, and other murderers who were released; details given about Barbour’s explanation. [Tammy’s sister Tiffany BREWER††- says she doesn’t think Barbour cared.] [State attorney general Jim HOOD††- says he needs to answer why he pardoned violent offenders.] How murderers were able to work at the governor’s mansion as trustees discussed.

Pelley, Scott;
Werner, Anna

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