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Daily Difference: Crime and Punishment / Texas Sentencing #582743

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 19, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Houston: Jim Cummins) Houston judge Ted Poe's community service sentencing of criminals on probation featured; scenes shown of service projects and courtroom sentencing. [Probationer Lewis HOFFMAN - says it's better than doing jail time.] [Criminal Lawyers Association Mary CONN - says some things Poe has done smack of unconstitutional punishment.] [POE - pronounces sentences; says his system works.] [Patricia DONALD - confronts man who stole from her.] Poe's probationers shown working on restoration of battleship Texas war memorial. [Former probationer Albert O'NEILL - comments.] Sentencing of Edward Young, who was convicted of stealing a pair of six-shooters from Clayton Moore, the Lone Ranger, recalled; excerpt shown from "The Lone Ranger" television show.

5:47:00 (Studio: Tom Brokaw) Tomorrow's "Daily Difference" previewed.

Brokaw, Tom;
Cummins, Jim

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