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Nevada / Killer's Trial #296013

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 23, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Lovelock, NV) NV's trial of convicted California killer Gerald Gallego and public's financial support of process in effort to execute Gallego examined. [Dist. attorney Richard WAGNER - doubts if execution would proceed in California.] Background to Gallego's conviction and death penalty in California and NV's reason for extraditing him reviewed. [California Governor George DEUKMEJIAN - explains his support of NV's process.] NV chgs. against Gallego outlined. [Cafe owner Flossie MAY - wants Gallego hanged.] Extent of public's financial and moral support, often coming from Californians, described. [Cnty. clerk Louise SIMILEY - notes financial implications for county if donations weren't recd.] Basis of both California and NV cases against Gallego noted contained in wife's testimony.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan

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