NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 12, 1998
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard by Russell Henderson and Aaron McKinney featured. [President CLINTON - speaks out against hate crimes.]
(Laramie, Wyoming: George Lewis) Details about beating and torture of Shepard plus information about Henderson and McKinney given; scenes shown of a candlelight vigil. [Henderson's ex-girlfriend Chandra ARSUMI - says she never saw any evidence of violence or homophobia.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Pete Williams) People and reasons behind hate crimes examined. [Former Aryan Nation member Scott BRITT - explains some reasons behind hate crimes.] [Center on Hate and Extremism professor Brian LEVIN - says hate crime violence escalates.]
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