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Peltier Protests

Several hundred people, including many current and retired FBI agents, marched to the White House today, voicing their strong opposition to a petition for executive clemency that has reached President Clinton's desk. The petition request is for Native American activist Leonnard Peltier who is serving two life terms for the killing of two FBI agents at Pine Ridge 25 years ago. Over the years, Peltier has become a cause celebre who supporters believe he did not commit the crimes and that he has become a scapegoat. NPR's Richard Gonzales reports.

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