NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 14, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Chicago: Fred Francis) The debate over the use of DNA testing to free death row inmates examined; details given of the 68 men freed from wrongful death sentences by results of DNA testing. The call from the American Bar Association for a moratorium of executions mentioned. [Former death row inmate Dennis WILLIAMS, DNA expert Barry SCHECK, Dallas prosecutor Jason JANUARY, Northwestern School of Law professor Larry MARSHALL - debate the death penalty issue; comment.]
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