CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 09, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Rita Braver) Teenage murderers featured; details given, scenes shown. Case of Wayne Thompson discussed. [THOMPSON - cites injustice of trying him as an adult when he was under 18.] Supreme Court said hearing Thompson case. [Thompson's attorney Harry TEPKER - talks about children not being responsible for their murderous actions.] [OK assistant attorney general David LEE - says Thompson knew he was killing someone when he did it.] Impact of Supreme Court decision detailed. (Artist: Don Juhlin)
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