TITLE

Race Relations Journalist Leeson Dies in Tennessee

PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Tennessee Tribune;5/13/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 19, p3A
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the death of James Turner Leeson Jr., a race relations journalist in Nashville, Tennessee. It highlights the audiotape made by Leeson about the execution of Willie McGee, an African American convicted of raping a white woman in Mississippi. It provides an overview of McGee's execution by radio diaries. It notes how Bridgette McGee-Robinson has searched the truth about her grandfather's life and death.
ACCESSION #
59920412

 

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