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Illinois / Death Penalty / Ryan's Decisions #719394

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 12, 2003
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Barbara Pinto) The decisions by outgoing Illinois Governor George Ryan to free four death row inmates & commute the sentences of the rest facing the death penalty to life in prison featured. [Released from death row, Madison HOBLEY††- says this is his first full day of freedom.] [Cook County state's attorney Richard DEVINE†- says Ryan set aside the work of the judicial system & the victims' families have been hurt.] [Yesterday, RYAN - says the system of capital punishment is deeply flawed.]

Simpson, Carole;
Pinto, Barbara

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