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Seven famous trials in history

by Robin McKown

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Published by Vanguard Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trials

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 306-308.

    StatementIllus. by William Sharp
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK540 .M35 1963
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx. 308 p.
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26690765M
    LC Control Number63013800
    OCLC/WorldCa1279199

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    Check-out the new Famous Trials website at (Close this pop-up window to remain on this page) The Chicago Eight Conspiracy Trial by Douglas O. Linder of the questions that surround one of the most unusual courtroom spectacles in American history, the trial of eight radicals accused of conspiring to incite a riot at the Coming in A new, improved "Famous Trials." “Famous Trials” first appeared on the Web in , making this site older than about % of all websites. In , the site seems to be showing its age. So Famous Trials (thanks to my great support team) will debut in with a cleaner look, additional video and audio.

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