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Eye on Crime (Death Penalty) #868675

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 08, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Statistics on prison inmates awaiting execution on death row cited.

(Raleigh, North Carolina: Randall Pinkston) The postponement of 5 executions in North Carolina because doctors have been threatened with sanctions for assisting in the lethal injection process featured; photos shown of convicted killers Marcus Robinson†, Allen Holman† and Archie Billings†; 911 call from Holman’s wife Linda played; map shown of states with suspended executions. [Holman’s stepdaughter Deborah HARTLESS†- reacts to the postponement.] [University of North Carolina School of Medicine Dr. Charles VAN DER HORST†- says we don’t kill patients.] [Wake County district attorney Colon WILLOUGHBY†- says the focus shouldn’t be on the personal comfort of the last 10 minutes of a convicted murderer's life.] [HOLMAN – says he wants closure.]

Couric, Katie;
Pinkston, Randall

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