The Penalty Is Death: U.S. Newspaper Coverage of Women's Executions

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The Penalty Is Death: U.S. Newspaper Coverage of Women's Executions - Shipman, Marlin

In 1872 Susan Eberhart was convicted of murder for helping her lover to kill his wife. The "Atlanta Constitution "ran a story about her hanging in Georgia that covered slightly more than four full columns of text. In an editorial sermon about her, the "Constitution" said that Miss Eberhart not only committed murder, but also committed adultery and ...

The Penalty Is Death: U.S. Newspaper Coverage of Women's Executions 2002, University of Missouri Press

ISBN-13: 9780826213860

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