NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 08, 1997
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Danville, AK: Bob Dotson) The 20-year-old murder case of Arkansas Marshal Marvin Richie and a park ranger by escaped cons Paul Ruiz and Earl Van Denton recalled on the day of their planned execution. [Injured park ranger David SMALL - tells what happened.] [Victim's granddaughter Danielle CATLETT, former juror Carolyn BOWEN, Richie's daughter Virginia HAMILTON - express their disgust with having to support the two killers for the last 20 years.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) The views of anti-death penalty advocate and Team Defense founder Miller Farmer presented. [FARMER - expresses his opinion against the death penalty.]
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