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Supreme Court / Capital Punishment #217124

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 03, 1971
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(Studio) Supreme Court upholds: right of jury to decide life or death sentences; right to prosecute pornography mailers; right to seize pornography shipments from abroad; lower court decision striking down law forbidding bussing to achieve desegregation; agreement to hear cases involving air pollution, abortion, newsmen's rights to confidential sources.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Quentin, California) 94 men face death penalty at San Quentin; Supreme Court decision may result in some executions. [Associate Warden James PARK - says 15-18 affected by decision; will be given new execution dates.] No one executed since 1967.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

(Studio) Ohio Governor John J. Gilligan says no executions in state until Supreme Court rules on constitutionality of death penalty.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Threlkeld, Richard
Duration:
00:03:20

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