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Showing Rating details. Sort order. Jan 30, Michael Bartolone rated it really liked it Shelves: Switching to non-fiction for a bit - this was a Are you lonely need entertainment from a law school class that I particularly enjoyed. Goodman describes, in fascinating detail, the various social and economic factors that led to such a horrific miscarriage of justice.
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The Communists, who were already outsiders, weren't concerned about public opinion, saw the entire justice system as rotten to the core, and acted accordingly. The NAACP, by contrast, was more concerned with acceptance, and looked to bring about institutional change.
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I thoroughly enjoyed the book, as it presents a shocking story in a measured, wide ranging fashion. Nov 30, Adam rated it liked it Recommended to Adam by: Communists, drifters, Jews, good ole' boys, carpetbaggers and their battle over the fates of nine young black men dragged off a train in Paint Rock, Albama, accused of rape, and sentenced to death.
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