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Time Running Out for Caryl Chessman

October 13, 2009 |  1:00 pm


Oct. 13, 1959, Mirror Cover

Eleanor Roosevelt urges clemency for Caryl Chessman.
Oct. 13, 1959, Crash
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, 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.

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