ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 21, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Tim O'Brien) Possible significance for death penalty's general application of Supreme Court ruling today in Ricky and Ray Tison's Arizona conviction for smuggling guns into prison with brother Don. explained, discussed; background to case reviewed. Scenes from "A Killer in the Family" shown courtesy Sunn Classics Pictures. Majority opinion of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor quoted on screen. [Harvard law school spokesperson Alan DERSHOWITZ - considers ruling an invitation to states to expand their executions.] (Artist: Aggie Whelan Kenny)
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