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Norris / Scottsboro Boys / Pardon #243062

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 25, 1976
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(Studio) Last of Scottsboro boys, Clarence Willie Norris, granted pardon today in case which became symbol of South racial injustice. Case details noted; incident allegedly happened near Scottsboro, Alabama. Alabama parole board gives pardon and it's signed by Governor George Wallace and means by law, Norris was innocent.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) Case history and Norris' background cited. Norris now lives in Brooklyn, New York. [NORRIS - says person must stand up for rights. Talks about freedom.]
REPORTER: Gerald Harrington

Cronkite, Walter;
Harrington, Gerald

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