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Georgia / Death Row Mistake (Part I) #943682

CNN Evening News for Monday, Aug 17, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The Supreme Court position on a death penalty case noted. {Note:" following story aired on July 21, 2009.}

(Savannah, Georgia: Gary Tuchman) A look at a Georgia murder case in which Troy Davis is scheduled to be executed for killing a Savannah police officer, Mark MacPhail, 20 years ago presented; details given about how state witnesses have changed their stories with new statements quoted; scenes shown from the area where MacPhail was killed. [Juror Brenda FORREST†, widow Joan MacPHAIL†, witness Darrell COLLINS†, Troy's sister Martina DAVIS-CORREIA†; man to whom Davis surrendered, Pastor Derrick JOHNSON, witness Tonya JOHNSON†- comment on then & now.] The legal status of the Davis case updated.

Cooper, Anderson;
Tuchman, Gary

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