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Nevada / Bishop Execution #260688

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 22, 1979
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(Studio) Strengths and weaknesses of Jesse Bishop recalled; his execution today reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Carson City, NV) Details of Bishop's execution given. [Prison director Charles WOLFF, Junior - recalls Bishop's last words.] His death-row confession of other murders detailed; Bishop said confessing to Judge Paul Goldman on condition that confession not be revealed until after execution. [Las Vegas detective Chuck LEE - recalls Bishop's confession.] [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) spokesperson Henry SCHWARZCHILD - comments on guilt of NV officials in ritual killing.] [Witness Mills LANE - comments.]
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen Artist: Howard Brodie (KLAS-TV newstape)

(Studio) No. of inmates on death row, according to NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) legal fund, reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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