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Rainey Bethea

with Sheriff’s deputies as they escort him from Louisville, Ky.,

to his public execution in Owensboro, Ky, in 1936.

 

Photograph:

The Messenger-Inquirer, via Associated Press

 

When We Kill

Everything you think you know about the death penalty is wrong.

NYT

June 14, 2019

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/14/
opinion/sunday/death-penalty.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Perhaps 20,000 people gathered

to witness the hanging of Rainey Bethea

in Owensboro, Ky., in 1936.

 

Credit Newsmakers/Getty Images

 

When We Kill

Everything you think you know about the death penalty is wrong.

NYT

June 14, 2019

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/14/
opinion/sunday/death-penalty.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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