Groveland: A Screenplay

Groveland: A Screenplay

by Michael Newton

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Groveland: A Screenplay by Michael Newton

In 1949 Florida police framed four black youths for the rape of a white woman, sparking violence strongly reminiscent of Rosewood in 1923. One innocent suspect was slain by a posse, the other three brutalized in jail and later convicted on perjured testimony, with two sentenced to death and one to life imprisonment. Civil rights pioneer Harry Moore led the defense, and thereby prompted his own death by bombing, with his wife, on Christmas Day 1951—a case that still remains officially unsolved.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013050471
Publisher: Michael Newton
Publication date: 08/25/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 60 KB

About the Author

Michael Newton is a full-time freelance author with 244 books published since 1977 and 13 more pending release from various houses through 2013. His work includes both nonfiction and fiction in a wide range of genres, published under his own name and various pseudonyms.

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