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Utah / Gilmore Execution / State Supreme Court #40710

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 10, 1976
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(Studio) Convicted murderer Gary Gilmore appears before Utah supreme court and requests sentence of execution be carried out; court agrees.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Salt Lake City, UT) Court proceedings noted; deputy attorney general Bob Hansen and defense attorney Dennis Boaz, newly hired to defend Gilmore, argue on same side of question as Gilmore, but on different issues. Gilmore also addresses court 1 of court-apptd. attys. who Gilmore fired conts. fight against execution; says it amounts to suicide. Late in afternoon, court agrees to reverse stay of execution; barring appeal to United States Supreme Court or stay of execution by Utah governor, Gilmore will be shot Monday morning.
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs

(Studio) Reporter notes actions which might be taken to stop execution by attys. of other condemned prisoners and American Civil Liberties Union.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Dobbs, Greg;
Reasoner, Harry;
Walters, Barbara

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