(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Pete Williams) The Justice Department’s proposal to help states increase the use of DNA evidence in violent crimes featured; details given about the backlog of DNA evidence in rape & murder cases; photo shown of convicted rapist Josiah Sutton, who learned that investigators in Houston botched his case. [Rape victim Kelly GREEN- comments on the identification of her rapist through DNA.] [Attorney General John ASHCROFT – says DNA has the power to convict the guilty & protect the innocent.] [DNA expert Barry SCHECK- says a competent defense counsel makes sure the labs don’t screw up good science.]
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Williams, Pete
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