Death row women: murder, justice, and the New York press

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2008.
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In the twentieth century six women were executed by the state of New York at Sing Sing Prison, and they were escorted through the entire process by media vilification reserved for them alone. They were labeled "Borgias," "roadhouse tramps" and worse by responsible as well as trash journals, and they endured disgrace for years as they watched the media control their indictments, trials, convictions and appeals. Investigator and journalist Gado closely examines each of the six cases within their pre-1950s contexts, finding more evidence generated in the media than ever appeared in the courtroom. He analyzes the moral issues presented by the press and finds the media rabidly denounced the perpetrators' straying from traditional womanhood as much as the results of their crime. The results add much to studies of perceptions of female criminality. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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