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Wilmington 10 / Wright Release #499192

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 01, 1978
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(s) Parole of one of Wilmington 10 from prison in Raleigh, North Carolina, reported Conviction of 10 on chgs. of firebombing store and shooting policeman and firemen stated.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Raleigh, North Carolina) Background of Wilmington 10 case given, films and photos shown. North Carolina Governor James Hunt's reduction of sentences for those convicted, after controversy and protests over handling of case, noted. [HUNT - announces reduction of sentence for Joe Wright; notes Wright's record at North Carolina State University] Wright's release today from Raleigh prison reported [WRIGHT - says others in Wilmington 10 group that remain in jail are there for crime they didn't commit; denies own guilt.] Wright's plans stated.
REPORTER: Bob Jimenez

Brinkley, David;
Jimenez, Bob

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