Stuff You Missed in History Class
Stuff You Missed in History Class
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The Electrocution of William Kemmler
36 minutes Posted Mar 4, 2020 at 6:00 am.
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After committing a brutal murder, William Kemmler was the first man to be put to death in the electric chair, at a time when a great deal of conflict and controversy swirled around the death penalty. 

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