• Short Summary

    JESSE BISHOP WHILE ATTENDING A PARDON BOARD HEARING, RECEIVED AN UNWANTED STAY OF EXECUTION FOR AN INDEFINITE PERIOD SATURDAY.

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    BISHOP BROUGHT IN FOR SPECIAL HEARING,LED UP STAIRS AND DOWN HALL WITH HANDS T CHAINED, BISHOP SAYS HE WOULD ACCEPT COMM???TION OF SENTENCE BUT DOES NOT WANT TO JUST WAIT FOR THE GAS CHAMBER. AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES SPOKESMAN SAYS BISHOP IS CONCERNED ABOUT HOW PEOPLE SEE HIM, WE ARE NOT SAYING HE IS A GOOD CITIZEN. BISHOP EXIST AFTER PARDON BOARDS HEARING AND IS PUT INTO CAR.




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    Background: JESSE BISHOP WHILE ATTENDING A PARDON BOARD HEARING, RECEIVED AN UNWANTED STAY OF EXECUTION FOR AN INDEFINITE PERIOD SATURDAY. THE STAY WAS GRANTED BY SUPREME COURT JUDGE WILLIAM RENQUIST. HE WANTS THE STATE TO ANSWER CERTAIN QUESTIONS ABOUT BISHOPS DEFENSE AND COMPETENCE TO STAND TRIAL BEFORE THE EXECUTION IS ALLOWED TO GO AHEAD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADMQ1CHV524HFE2U4RF3JZBM3V
    Media URN:
    VLVADMQ1CHV524HFE2U4RF3JZBM3V
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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