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Chessman Won’t Escape Gas Chamber, Prosecutor Says

February 22, 2010 |  8:00 am



Feb. 22, 1960, Times Cover 
Feb. 22, 1960, Chessman 


Feb. 22, 1960: Atty. Gen. Stanley Mosk (d. 2001), a future state Supreme Court justice who personally opposed the death penalty,  predicts that Caryl Chessman will be executed at the end of his 60-day reprieve.

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