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Nightline #647017

ABC Special for Monday, Jun 10, 1991

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  • Live discussion re: admissibility of testimony in court as to the character of a victim in determining the sentence for a convicted assailant with Chris Wallace (ABC), Mississippi Assistant Attorney General Marvin White, defense attorney Bryan Stevenson, and murder victim's mother Roberta Roper.
  • Taped segment with Tim O'Brien (ABC), victim's mother Mary Zvolanek, Shelby County (Tennessee) prosecutor Tom Henderson, Professor Alan Dershowitz, and Attorney General Richard Thornburgh.

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