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Brandley / Texas Death Row #313395

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 09, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Judge reported calling for new trial for Clarence Brandley.

(Galveston, Texas: Harry Smith) [MAN - speaks of fighting for Brandley.] Judge's recommendation that Brandley be given new trial rptd; details given, scenes shown. Case history reviewed. All white jury in black's alleged murder of white girl noted. Judge's comment that Brandley had not received equal justice under the law discussed. [Brandley's attorney Mike DeGEURIN - says people had given up on justice.] [Dist. Attorney Montgomery County Peter SPEERS - says Brandley was rightfully convicted of the rape/murder.] Appeals court said to decide if new trial to be granted.

Rather, Dan;
Smith, Harry

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