ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 23, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Edna, Texas: Charles Murphy) Texas murder case in which state trooper Bill Davidson was murdered by Ronald Howard, who claims the rap music by Tupac Amaru Shakur he was listening to caused him to kill, featured; clip shown from film "Juice"; rap lyrics from the album 2pacalypse Now played. [Sheriff's department Captain Andy LAUDERBACK, district attorney Robert BELL, defense attorney Al TANNER - comment on aspects of the case.] [Vice President Dan QUAYLE - calls the production of this record an irresponsible corporate act.] The issue of rap lyrics and the limits of free speech reiterated.
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