CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 21, 1997
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(San Quentin: John Blackstone) The controversy surrounding the scheduled August 5th execution of convicted rapist and murderer Tom Thompson in California, presented; details given of the support for Thompson. [Convict's mother Ingeborg LOCKRIE - pleads for her son's life.] [Death penalty law creator Donald HELLER - says this case is a mistake.] [Attorney Gigi GORDON - says the informant whose testimony convicted Thompson was lying.]
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