Facing Controversy: Struggling with Capital Punishment in North Carolina

21 June 1961: Jeanne E. Marion to Paul Green.

Green often received letters challenging his public opposition to capital punishment. Here Jeanne Marion writes, "I know from reading your writings that you are a brilliant and educated man, but are you really honest and sincere in your stance on capital punishment? Would you feel the same if members of your family were among these killed by vicious, irresponsible men? I can't believe you would."

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(Image from Paul Green Papers, #3693, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

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