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Death Penalty / Florida, Alabama, Utah #111084

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 28, 1987
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(Studio: Richard Threlkeld) Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Al Dale) Executions of Pierre Selby in UT, Wayne Ritters in Alabama and Buford White in Florida reported; background to each case reviewed; scenes, photos shown. [Amnesty International United States of America Magdaleno ROSE-AVILA - opposes death penalty.] Gary Gilmore mentioned.

(Studio: Richard Threlkeld) President Reagan's praise of capital punishment, in meeting with Illinois Governor James Thompson and others to discuss Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork, reported; details given, scenes shown.

Dale, Al;
Threlkeld, Richard

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