Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) Utah supreme court grants request of Gary Mark Gilmore to die before firing squad on Monday morning.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Salt Lake City, UT) Court proceedings noted; Utah attorney general-elect and Gilmore's attorney argue for his right to die; court-apptd. attorney, whom Gilmore says no longer represents him, argues action would be suicide. Court reverses stay of execution in 4-1 decision and says all further appeals dismissed. American Civil Liberties Union spokesperson say other steps to stop it can and will be taken.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Wagner, Richard
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
- You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
- You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
- If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.