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Nightline: A Murder In Mississippi #648900

ABC Special for Friday, May 29, 1998

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Taped segment with John Donvan (ABC), Vernon Dahmer, Jr., Dahmer's widow Ellie Dahmer, Dahmer's daughter Bettie Dahmer, Jerry Mitchell of the "Jackson (Mississippi) Clarion Ledger", former Mississippi State Sovereignty Commissioner Horace Harned, theologian Charles Marsh, Assistant District Attorney Bob Helfrich, retired Minister James Pitts, and unidentified others re: the arrest of Sam Bowers for the murder of Vernon Dahmer 32 years ago in Hattiesburg (Mississippi), with introductory and concluding remarks by Ted Koppel (ANC).

Donvan, John

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