NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 17, 1976
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(Studio) In UT, convicted Gary Gilmore and fiancee Nicole Barrett remain in hospital after taking overdoses of sleeping pills. Gilmore is uncooperative patient. Bd. of pardons postpones ruling on his request to be executed until December 6.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Salt Lake City, UT) Security in hospital noted. Patient's lack of cooperation noted. [Dr. Grant CHRISTIAN - says Gilmore pulled out i.v. tubes, therefore, will resort to i.m.(intra-muscular) treatment.)
REPORTER: Rick Davis
(Provo, UT) Gilmore's financee's condition noted. [Dr. Richard KAUL - says pills taken could cause death, brain damage, etc.]
(Salt Lake City) Utah Governor Calvin Rampton doesn't believe Gilmore's suicide attempt will affect decision of board of pardons.
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