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    Demonstrators outside prison with placards S/V
    5 ft


    Women demonstrators C/U
    9 ft


    Three policemen at police car S/V
    12 ft


    Man being interviewed S/V
    19 ft


    Spenkelink's family G/V
    25 ft


    Spenkelink's sister, Mrs. Carol Myers C/U
    35 ft


    Reporter S/V
    45 ft


    Rev. Tom Feamster, friend of Spenkelink talking to reporters, newsmen S/V
    62 ft


    Spenkelink's body in white hearse being driven from prison G/V
    72 ft


    'For the second time this week demonstrators gather across the prison the protest the death penalty'



    'No doubt the state has assured in death posture.....they just want john into the electric chair'



    'He's hanging in there, he's got faith and he's still strong'



    'The last minutes finally came, there were no more stays of execution. Spenkelink was taken to the electric chair at 10 am, seven minutes later he was dead'



    Certainly he was frightened but I don't think he was frightened of death'



    Reporter 'He was the first prisoner executed in Florida since 1964, Opponents of capital punishment fear he will not be the last'




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    Film ID:
    VLVA2COSNNWF9XD2WWE8QNEU41L7M
    Media URN:
    VLVA2COSNNWF9XD2WWE8QNEU41L7M
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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