NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 31, 2000
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Washington: David Gregory) Texas Governor George W. Bush's inclination to grant a reprieve to convicted Death Row inmate Ricky McGinn in order to allow time for DNA testing reported. [Innocence Project Barry SCHECK - defends giving McGinn a chance at a DNA test.] [BUSH - says evidence should be looked at.] [Mother Janet ROBERTS - says McGinn killed her daughter.] [Mother Francis McGINN - says saving an innocent life would be worth the test.] [Prosecutor Lee HANEY - says the test is a delay tactic.]
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