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Former Black Panther to escape death penalty
Prosecutors have now called off their 30-year battle to execute former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal for murdering a white police officer, putting to an end the racially charged case that became a major battleground in the fight over the death penalty. Radio host Michael Smerconish discusses.