ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 22, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Woodruff) The introduction of a new series that will look at two aspects of a single issue on Saturday & Sunday noted; Death Penalty Information Center statistics on prisoner execution cited.
(Studio: Bob Woodruff) This week's first execution in New England in half a century featured; scenes shown of protests in Connecticut; details recalled of the crimes committed by "sexual sadist" Michael Ross in the 1980s & of denial of all appeals. [MINISTER, defense ATTORNEY - denounce the execution.] [Slated to die, ROSS - says being killed is not a sad day for him.] [Father's attorney Jon SCHOENHORN- comments on the case.] [New York law school professor Robert BLECKER- says he unquestionably deserves to die.] [Fordham University School of Law professor Deborah DENNO- raises issues about death by lethal injection.]
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