TITLE

Messages from a stern verdict

AUTHOR(S)
Baldauf, Scott
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/25/99, Vol. 91 Issue 62, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the implications of the guilty verdict given to white supremacist John William King for the murder of James Byrd, Jr., in Jasper, Texas. The case seen as a test of the nation's tolerance for hate; Swiftness of the verdict; The remaining racial divide in the United States; Views of civil rights advocates about the verdict; Evidence against King in the case; King's defense strategy for sentencing; Existence of racial hate groups in the US.
ACCESSION #
1566948

 

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