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Jasper, Texas / Hate Crime / Trial Verdict #385153

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 18, 1999
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(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Jasper, Texas: Bob McNamara) The sentencing of Shawn Berry to life for his part in the hate crime murder of James Byrd, Junior, in Jasper, Texas, featured; scenes shown from the courtroom. [Byrd family MEMBER - says today is a good day.] [Berry's Father Louis HEZEBICKS - says the hate has to stop.] [Victim's sister Mary VERRETT - says there should have been a third death penalty.]

McNamara, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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