ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 14, 1984
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REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Lovelock, NV) Economically strapped town's financial support of murder trial for accused killer Gerald Gall ego, convicted of other murders in California, examined; background to NV's extradition from California prison of Gallego noted centering on town's desire to execute him. Details given. [Dist. attorney Richard WAGNER - felt Lovelock is possibly only jurisdiction where death penalty could be obtained and carried out.] California and Nevada public support for town's legal maneuver with end goal of executing Gallego noted. [PEOPLE - call for death of Gallego.] [Defense attorney Tom PERKINS - feels lynch mob mentality prevails.] [Sheriff James McINTOSH - disagrees.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer
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