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Episode 2 - Part 2 of 2

Jasper, Texas / James Byrd, Jr.

Early in the morning of June 7, 1998, the body of an African-American man was found in pieces along Huff Road in Jasper, Texas. This despicable event would put Jasper on the map…and not in a good way. Listen in as Craig and Maria discuss the movie Jasper, Texas based on the true story of the tragic death of James Byrd, Jr. Part two covers the trial of the perpetrators and changes made in public policy and legislation in the state of Texas and the United States.

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Music:

Intro and Outro Music: Dan-O at DanoSongs.com

 Plantation by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Sources:

https://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/death_row/dr_info/kingjohn.html

http://www.cnn.com/US/9902/23/dragging.death.03/

http://www.nytimes.com/1999/02/24/us/man-guilty-of-murder-in-texas-dragging-death.html?mcubz=1

http://lubbockonline.com/stories/091399/sta_091399036.shtml#.Wcqg0ciGM2w

http://lubbockonline.com/stories/091899/sta_0918990049.shtml#.WcqhgMiGM2w

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1999-11-11/news/9911110134_1_lawrence-russell-brewer-john-william-king-shawn-allen-berry

http://amarillo.com/stories/111899/tex_LD0645.001.shtml#.Wc5eFMiGM2w

http://www.historycommons.org/entity.jsp?entity=shawn_allen_berry_1

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/tx-court-of-criminal-appeals/1171584.html

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/man-convicted-james-byrd-dragging-death-court-review-article-1.3400421

http://murderpedia.org/male.K/k/king-john-william.htm

 

"Portrait of a Bigot" - NBC News 1998

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kceZkEEYF9g 

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