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Texas / Prisoner Exonerations / Starting Over #942710

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 09, 2009
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Innocence Project statistics on prisoners cleared by DNA evidence over the last 20 years cited.

(Dallas: Charles Hadlock) The challenge of starting over for those released from prison in Texas featured; scenes shown of inmate Jerry Evans being freed & of a gathering of those freed; details given about the program to help from the state. [EVANS - reacts to 23 years in prison.] [James GILES - says it is about surviving.] [Freed man, Steven PHILLIPS - speaks about justice.]

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Hadlock, Charles
Duration:
00:03:00

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