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Utah / Gilmore Execution / Court Ruling #486082

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 10, 1976
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(Studio) Convicted murderer Gary Gilmore requests Utah supreme court allow death sentence to be carried out; court agrees. Gilmore will be executed by firing squad Monday morning.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Salt Lake City, UT) Provo, UT, jury handed down sentence and Gilmore, his new attys. and state attorney general argue Gilmore's rights violated by court-apptd. attys. who appealed case and were subsequently fired by Gilmore. [Defense attorney Dennis BOAZ - says Gilmore wants to be executed and will not live rest of life in prison.] Gilmore's remarks to court justices noted.
REPORTER: Randy Riplinger (KUTV videotape)

Brinkley, David;
Riplinger, Randy

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