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Death Penalty #233378

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 13, 1974
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(Studio) Senator passes bill to restore death penalty for certain crimes. House to vote on bill later. House votes mandatory execution for skyjackers if loss of life occurs. Several states already restore death penalty, incling. North Carolina.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Raleigh, North Carolina) 31 await execution on death row. [Convicted murderer Christopher SPICER - thinks about crime a lot.] [Billy HONEYCUTT - says thoughts of execution haunt him. Describes death-row existence.] [David DILLARD - thinks about death much of time.] North Carolina's gas chamber shown. All convicts on death row appeal cases. Public opinion polls say North Carolina wants death penalty.
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

Cronkite, Walter;
Hall, Bruce

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