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California / Rapist's Parole #315434

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 24, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Modesto, California: Jerry Bowen) Controversy over California's parole of rapist Lawrence Singleton due to brutality of his attack and mutilation of teenage victim examined; details given, scenes shown. [SINGLETON - denies he's a danger to society.] [Prosecutor Don. STAHL - disagrees.] Circumstances surrounding his attack on Mary Vincent in 1978 reviewed; scenes shown. [Investigator Larry CAHILL - reconstructs crime.] [STAHL - criticizes parole of such criminals.] California's early release program explained. [California department of corrections spokesperson Robert GORE -defs. plan.] [RESIDENT - criticizes Singleton's possible release there.] [Vincent's MOTHER - notes contd. psychological trauma for daughter, self.] [SINGLETON - claims his civil rights were violated.]

Bowen, Jerry;
Schieffer, Bob

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