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(Studio) 287 condemned men and women across nation wait for Supreme Court's decision with regard to death penalty; court makes no decision.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Justices announce they'll rehear arguments during session that begins in October Today, Missouri becomes 33rd state to make execution mandatory for certain crimes. Reason for Supreme Court decision delay unknown; no one would say if illness of Justice William O. Douglas involved. Supreme Court does strike name of Richard Nixon from rolls of attys. permitted to practice here. Court also declares Jacksonville, Florida, ordinance unconst. that made it unlawful to show nudity in drive-in movie screen within view of public street.
REPORTER: Fred Graham
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Graham, Fred
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