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Colorado / Sylvester Garrison Case #457649

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 12, 1971
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(Studio) Man, sentenced to death by Colorado court in 1959, still appealing.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Canon City, Colorado) Sylvester Garrison on death row 11 years

(Denver, Colorado) Court record of original trial taken in intranscribable shorthand. [Court Reporter Otto ULRICH - says original transcriber too elderly to produce transcript; no one else capable of transcribing notes.] Judge orders hearing next month; if new trial ordered, district attorney says won't prosecute; Garrison could be freed.

Brinkley, David;
West, Jim

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