Time Running Out for Caryl Chessman
October 13, 2009 | 1:00 pm
Eleanor Roosevelt urges clemency for Caryl Chessman.
An evocative story by the late Paul Weeks about a teenager who died in a spectacular car crash while running from the police.
|Eleanor Roosevelt, Aldous Huxley, Ray Bradbury, Steve Allen and Theodore Bikel are among those signing petitions to Gov. Pat Brown asking him to spare the life of Caryl Chessman. |
Oct. 19, 1959: Corrected from a previous post: A victim writes to The Times about Caryl Chessman. I previously said she was one of Chessman's victims.