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Texas / Buck Death Penalty Case / A Discussion #1046515

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jun 20, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Houston, Texas: Ed Lavandera) The case of convicted murderer Duane Buck††, who killed his former girlfriend in Texas, and the issue of him receiving a death sentence due to his being black re-examined; details given about the race testimony from psychologist Walter Quijano† against Buck. [Former prosecutor Linda GEFFIN†- wants a simple hearing on Buck's case.] [From jail, voice of BUCK - talks about his case.] [Harris County ADA Roe WILSON†- denies linking race to the judgment in Buck's case.] [In interview, QUIJANO - denies being a racist; explains his point of view of the race factor.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Jeffrey Toobin) How this issue of race is textbook in the Buck case and that psychologists cannot predict who is dangerous discussed. [ founder Boyce WATKINS†- explains how black defendants get longer sentences than whites for the same crime; indicates prisons have become the modern-day plantation for blacks.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Lavandera, Ed;
Toobin, Jeffrey

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