Neuhaus, Richard John
August 1997
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Aug/Sep1997, Issue 75, p82
Comments on an article written by Dennis Prager regarding the verdicts of the O. J. Simpson case. Results of the "New York Times" news coverage of the case; Significance of the case to the legal system and the bigoted African Americans; Views of African Americans and Whites on the case.


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