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Illinois / Garcia Death Sentence #608901

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 16, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Carol Marin) The Illinois governor's granting of clemency for convicted murderer Guinevere Garcia, who was scheduled to be executed tonight, examined; Garcia's tragic background and two crimes of murder reviewed. [Governor Jim EDGAR - commutes her sentence.] [In October, GARCIA - comments on her crimes.] [Amnesty International Bianca JAGGER - lauds the decision.] [July 27, prosecutor Tom EPACH - says Garcia deserves death.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Statistics since the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976 cited.

Brokaw, Tom;
Marin, Carol

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