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A Bloody Riot In Birmingham
Episode 342 is dedicated to listeners Paula Wellman and Marcie Braden, who along with the Historic Birmingham Facebook group suggested this case and provided me with tons of research. It is a double tragedy, a brutal family murder followed by a massacre in the city streets as a diligent sheriff flexes the strong arm of the law.
Culled from the historic pages of the Birmingham Age, The Montgomery Advertiser, The Atlanta Constitution, and from the 1888 book “The Hawes Horror” by Goldsmith B. West.
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