TITLE

ROVING CAMERA

AUTHOR(S)
Gilbert, James
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;06/14/2001, Vol. 92 Issue 24, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents readers' remarks on the death penalty and people of color in the United States. Abolition of death penalty in many countries; Percent of colored people who were wrongly convicted.
ACCESSION #
4750231

 

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