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Death Penalty / Congress / Texas, Bush and Conservatives #192844

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 20, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Congressional hearings on the death penalty reported.

(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) The issue of death in Texas during Governor George W. Bush's presidential campaign examined; details given of the controversy due to the shift in conservatives' position on capital punishment. [Televangelist Pat ROBERTSON - says people are taking a second look at the death penalty.] [National Journal reporter Carl CANNON - cites the conservatives' distrust of government.] ["American Spectator" editor R. Emmett TYRRELL - says all Americans are distrusting capital punishment.]

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Dean

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