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Britain / Bulger Murder Case #194846

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 11, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(London: Bob Woodruff) The controversy in Britain over plans to release Robert Thompson and Jon Venables, who were convicted of the 1993 murder of youngster James Bulger, examined; details given about the unprecedented protection to be granted these killers. [Bulger's mother Denise FERGUS - says they tortured her baby; expresses fear about the young men.] [Guardian newspaper Roy GREENSLADE - says he fears for their lives.] [Media attorney Marcus PARINGTON, Justice Policy Institution Vincent SCHIRALDI - criticize the British court's position.]

Jennings, Peter;
Woodruff, Bob

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