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Supreme Court / Juvenile Death Penalty / Louisiana Case #324811

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 27, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Last year's Supreme Court ruling with regard to death penalty for minors recalled. Report introduced.

(Angola, LA: Mike Wallace) Case of convicted murderer Dalton Prejean, teen who killed state trooper Don. Cleveland in 1977, examined; details given of his approaching execution date; scenes shown. [PREJEAN - comments on situation.] [Psychiatrist David BAER - says Prejean was abused as a child and should not be put to death.] Impact of efforts to change Prejean's sentence to life without parole upon Cleveland family discussed. [Widow Candice CLEVELAND - comments on Prejean.] Prejean noted hoping that LA gov. will call off execution.

Schieffer, Bob;
Wallace, Mike

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