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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 12, 2000
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Jim Avila) The results of the DNA tests of Texas Death Row inmate Ricky McGinn, which seem to implicate him in the rape and murder of 12-year-old Stephanie Flanary examined. [Texas Governor GEORGE W. BUSH - says he is under a gag order.] [Innocence Project Barry SCHECK - says people are warned before DNA testing.] Statistics on convictions overturned via DNA evidence cited. [Former prisoner William GREGORY - says DNA testing set him free.] [Northwestern University professor David PROTESS - says DNA testing is a powerful tool.]

Avila, Jim;
Williams, Brian

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