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Crime: Politic and Legislation / Texas Murders #596016

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 31, 1994
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Andrea Mitchell) President Clinton, the governors, the crime issue and the politics of passing legislation examined. [CLINTON, Michigan Governor John ENGLER, Mississippi Governor Kirk FORDICE, The Sentencing Project Marc MAUER - comment on crime and the three-strikes bill.] The limited number of federal crimes to which three strikes would apply noted; position of Attorney General Janet Reno and Senator Joseph Biden noted. [Representative Charles SCHUMER - cites cost.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Jim Cummins) Crime on the front lines in Texas featured; scenes shown from Houston, where a policeman was murdered by two robbery suspects and from juvenile gang-related shootings in San Antonio, Texas. [Houston police spokesman John LEGGIO, Bexar County deputy sheriff Sal MARIN, November 29, Judge Hal GAITHER - talk about murder.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Cummins, Jim;
Mitchell, Andrea
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00:04:00

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