CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 05, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Supreme Court: Rita Braver) Supreme Court reported hearing case of Ronald Harmelin, who has been sentenced to life in prison for drug possession under 1978 Michigan law; details given of cruel and unusual punishment arguments. [HARMELIN, his attorney Carla JOHNSON, prosecuting attorney Richard THOMPSON - comment.] Similar case of Michael Ward, who is on hunger strike, detailed. (Artist: Don Juhlin)
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