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Texas / Hispanics, Justice #530889

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 08, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(New Braunfels, Texas) Hispanic community's outcry over light sentence given Pvt. William Savage for deaths of Ruben Sauseda family due to his drunk driving examined; circumstances of incident recalled, photos shown. [MAN - believes Savage would have been imprisoned for life had he been a Mexican-American who killed white family.] Protest over juror Eustacio Guerrero due to his inability to speak English noted; prosecution's response noted. Eyewitness' account of accident described. [Dist. attorney William SCHROEDER - defs. jury.] Possibility of Savage standing trial again considered.
REPORTER: Dan Molina

(Studio) Upcoming item.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Reporter(s):
Molina, Dan;
Savitch, Jessica
Duration:
00:02:10

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