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Death Penalty / Sullivan #527800

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 30, 1983
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(Studio) Execution of Robert Sullivan in Florida today reported.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Starke, Florida) Sullivan's execution, following Florida supreme court's rejection of his final appeal, examined; demonstrations at prison and governor's mansion by opponents of capital punishment reported, shown. [Witness Bert ROSELLE - describes scene.] Sullivan's last statement quoted on screen. [WITNESS - describes execution.] Sullivan recalled convicted of killing Don. Schmidt in 1973; circumstances of case reviewed. Photos shown. [Widow Rose SCHMIDT - feels execution served justice.] [Governor Robert GRAHAM - recounts his emotions in regard to execution.] No. inmates on Florida's death row mentioned.
REPORTER: Dennis Murphy

(Studio) Total number inmates on death row in United States cited.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Murphy, Dennis
Duration:
00:02:10

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