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California / Death Penalty / Williams Case #812626

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 12, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s rejection of the clemency appeal from Stanley "Tookie" Williams, who is scheduled to be executed in a few hours, noted.

(San Quentin, California: John Blackstone) The final hours for Williams featured; scenes shown of protestors, including Rev. Jesse Jackson, marching across the Golden Gate Bridge to San Quentin and of the execution chamber; details given of Williams’ anti-violence activism while in prison. [JACKSON – speaks against the execution.] [San Quentin spokesperson Vernell CRITTENDON†- explains the lethal injection process.] [Voice of WILLIAMS – tells students he believes in their ability to succeed.]

Reporter(s):
Schieffer, Bob;
Blackstone, John
Duration:
00:02:00

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