NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 19, 1996
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(New Hampshire: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(No location given: Kelly O'Donnell) Police interrogation examined; the case of Jesse Misskelley recalled. [MISSKELLEY - says the police made him confess to the crimes.] [Defense attorney Dan STIDHAM - says no blood was found by the bodies.] [West Memphis police Detective Gary GITCHELL - testifies in court.]
(New Hampshire: Tom Brokaw) Psychologist and memory expert Richard Ofshee explanation as to why someone would confess to a crime they did not commit presented. [OFSHEE - tells how police get the person so upset they will say anything; shows a videotaped example.]
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