Facing Controversy: Struggling with Capital Punishment in North Carolina

2 January 1962: Ruby McArthur to Paul Green

McArthur's husband was murdered in 1961. She writes to author Paul Green in response to a newspaper editorial he had written calling for an end to the death penalty. McArthur shares her tragic experience with Green and explains why she supports capital punishment.

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

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