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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Starke, Florida) Controversy over death penalty for Robert Sullivan examined; Pope John Paul II, through Archbishop Edward McCarthy, reported asking Governor Robert Graham to stay execution. [McCARTHY - recalls meeting with Graham.] Background to Sullivan's conviction recalled. [Voice of SULLIVAN - asks supporters to remain strong.] Photos shown. Sullivan's argument against execution outlined; claims of Bishop John Snyder that witness clearing Sullivan exists discussed. Uniqueness of Catholic Church's involvement in case considered.
REPORTER: Sandy Gilmour
- Gilmour, Sandy;
- Rather, Dan
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