NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 06, 1998
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(No location given: Jim Cummins) The death penalty question for Karla Faye Tucker, who is on death row for the 1983 murder of two people whom she and her boyfriend pick-axed to death, featured; details given of the case that would make Tucker the first woman executed in Texas since the Civil War. [Former Houston homicide Det. J.C. MOSIER, Tucker's minister David KIRSCHKE, Texas Governor George BUSH, law school dean Victor STRIBE - comment on Tucker and the sexism issue in this death penalty case.]
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