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Nevada / Bishop Execution #56740

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 22, 1979
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(Studio) Execution of Jesse Bishop, in Carson City, NV, state prison reported; Bishop said admitting to 18 other murders prior to execution.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Carson City, NV) Demonstration outside prison, protesting death penalty, featured; films shown. Details of execution given; Bishop's refusal to seek appeal recalled. [Prison director Charles WOLFF - recalls Bishop's last words.] [Last Wednesday BISHOP - says capital punishment isn't a deterrent.] Bishop noted 3rd prisoner executed in United States in recent years
REPORTER: Stephen Geer Artist: Bill Lignante

Reporter(s):
Geer, Stephen;
Robinson, Max
Duration:
00:01:50

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