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In Depth (Death Penalty / Graham / Innocence Questions) #634948

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 16, 2000
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Houston, Texas: Jim Cummins) Plans to execute convicted murderer Gary Graham in Texas featured; details given of questions about his guilt. [Witness Bernadine SKILLERN - says she saw Graham kill.] [GRAHAM - says he did not kill.] [Northwestern University legal director Lawrence MARSHALL - asks how a jury can convict Graham.] [Lawyer Jack ZIMMERMAN - says the jury never heard from other eyewitnesses.] [Texas Governor GEORGE W. BUSH - says he will examine the case like any other.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) Questions about the accuracy of eyewitness testimony examined. [Crime victim Jennifer THOMPSON - says she made sure she looked for identifying marks.] ["Actual Innocence" co-author Peter NEUFELD - talks about crime victims and mug shot photos.] [Defense lawyer David NIBLACK - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Cummins, Jim;
Williams, Brian;
Williams, Pete
Duration:
00:05:40

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