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Nevada / Bishop Execution #501622

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 22, 1979
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(Studio) NV's execution of Jesse Bishop today reported; his confession to 18 more murders noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Carson City, NV) [August 21, 1979, BISHOP - comments on inevitability of death penalty, considering his life.] Bishop's confession and insistence that it be released only after his death reported; confession said made, in part, during visit in August with Judge Paul Goldman, who sentenced him. Detective, who later interviewed Bishop about killings, said never informing state attorney general, who could have opened investigation and perhaps gained further information from Bishop. [NV attorney general Richard BRYAN - comments.] Questions remaining about unsolved murders noted.
REPORTER: David Burrington Artist: Angel Exparza

Burrington, David;
Chancellor, John

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