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Norris / Scottsboro Boys #242822

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Oct 10, 1976
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(Studio) Last known survivor of Scottsboro Boys, accused during Great Depression of rape on a freight train, still trying to clear his name.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Brooklyn, New York) Clarence Norris' background as 1 of Scottsboro Boys cited. [NORRIS - has few years to work to get justice done and name cleared.] Alabama attorney general on Norris's side, but chairperson of Alabama pardons and parole board says case can't be considered till Norris turns self in. [MAN - won't consider pardon while Norris is on wanted list.] [2nd MAN - says Norris isn't fugitive from justice but from injustice.] Norris doesn't want to give up life in Brooklyn, New York. [NORRIS - says there's no reason for him to go back to jail.] Norris says he'll go back to jail if name can be cleared. [NORRIS - says he doesn't hate people who did it to him anymore.]
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

Reporter(s):
Kladstrup, Don;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:03:00

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