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June 1, 2008

26-Year Secret Kept Innocent Man In Prison

This is a story about an innocent man who languished in prison for 26 years while two attorneys who knew he was innocent stayed silent. As correspondent Bob Simon reported earlier this year, they did so because they felt they had no choice.

Alton Logan was convicted of killing a security guard at a McDonald’s in Chicago in 1982. Police arrested him after a tip and got three eyewitnesses to identify him. Logan, his mother and brother all testified he was at home asleep when the murder occurred. But a jury found him guilty of first degree murder.

Now new evidence reveals that Logan did not commit that murder, something that was not new to those two attorneys, who knew it all along but say they couldn’t speak out until now.

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Hummus : a rap by GoRemy

An ode to hummus. Or however you spell it. Hope you like it.

For the text see here

And if you like him, here is another good one addressed to the tax man

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