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Daily Difference: Crime and Punishment (Televised Executions) #580385

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 25, 1991
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(Studio: Katherine Couric) Question of whether executions should be shown on television examined; photos shown of electrocuted mass murderer Ted Bundy. KQED-TV reported requesting permission to broadcast California's upcoming execution of Robert Alton Harris. [KQED-TV's Michael SCHWARZ, former California attorney general John VAN de KAMP - comment on issue of televising executions.] [University of California at Davis law professor John OAKLEY, San Francisco criminal lawyer Robert BRYAN - debate their differing opinions on this capital punishment issue.] Tomorrow's Friday Follow-up segment previewed.

Couric, Katherine

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