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Wrongful Imprisonment / Follow-Up #542642

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 29, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Chicago, Illinois) Cathleen Crowell (Webb) decision to admit wrongfully identification Gary Dotson as her alleged rapist while a teenager, resulting in his imprisonment for past several years, examined; background to story reviewed. [CROWELL - wants Dotson freed due to his innocence.] [DOTSON - reacts to her confession.] [Pam JULIAN, FRIEND - note Dotson was with them at time of alleged rape; feel jury didn't want truth.] [Courtesy "Today", CROWELL - begs Dotson's and his family forgiveness.] [Courtesy "Today", mother, Barbara DOTSON - responds.] Possible consequences for Crowell of her confession noted. [CROWELL - is willing to go to jail.]
REPORTER: Cassandra Clayton

Brokaw, Tom;
Clayton, Cassandra

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