NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 03, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Statistics on capital punishment cited.
(Dallas: Jim Cummins) The penalty phase of the Dallas murder trial in which housewife Darlie Routier was convicted this week of killing her five- year-old son and his brother featured; Routier shown and details of the case outlined. [Three RESIDENTS - comment on whether Routier should receive the death penalty.] [Prosecutor Sharon WALLACE - says she cried more for the boys than their mother.] The Susan Smith murder case mentioned. [Prosecutor Greg DAVIS, radio talk show host Mark DAVIS - clamor for the death penalty.] [Criminologist Carol THOMPSON - predicts a death penalty sentence.]
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