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Supreme Court / Death Penalty #306858

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 15, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Jackson, Georgia: Fred Graham) Death penalty case before Supreme Court, stemming from Warren McCleskey's murder of Atlanta police ofr. Frank Schlat in 1978, discussed; details given, scenes shown. [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) spokesperson Julius CHAMBERS - thinks case highlights Georgia's discriminatory death penalty.] Georgia death penalty statistics outlined on screen. [Stanford law school spokesperson Samuel GROSS - believes figs. prove race discrimination.] [Georgia attorney general Michael BOWERS - denies allegations.] (Artist: Don Juhlin)

Graham, Fred;
Rather, Dan

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