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Eye On America (Drug Convictions / Mandatory Sentences) #343608

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 04, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Greenwood, IN: Bob Faw) Mandatory sentences for drug convictions featured; scenes shown of drug raid. [Convicts Vernon McELROY, Mark YOUNG- comment on their life sentences for marijuana convictions.] [McElroy's prosecutor James HEDGSPETH- says he has no sympathy.] [Senator Phil GRAMM - comments on crime.] [Families Against Mandatory Minimums Julie STEWART, United States Sentencing Commission chairman Judge William WILKINS, United States attorney, southern district, Indiana Deborah DANIELS- comment on mandatory sentences.] Average time served for murder and rape noted. [Young's mother Mary FAGEL- comments on sentence.] Scenes shown of Young's ceremonial Indian marriage in jail.

Reporter(s):
Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:20

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