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Addams discusses the impact of prohibition on urban communities and notes a gradual increase in availability of alcohol due to home-based distilling. Addams gave this talk to the Kalamazoo and Battle Creek Social Workers' Clubs at the Y.W.C.A. building.
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Addams asks MacDougald to organize the women of Atlanta to seek a reprieve for Leo Frank in order to review the evidence.
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Stahl criticizes Addams for her opposititon to capital punishment.
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Rich disputes Addams's views on capital punishment, claiming that sentimental opposition results in more crime.
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Knox takes issues with Addams's opposition to capital punishment, offering examples of English justice.
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The Tribune praises Governor Lowden's decision to allow Nicholas Viana to be executed and calls Addams's appeal sentimental.
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Addams defends her views on capital punishment, replying to a critical editorial.
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Addams argues against the death penalty for Nicholas Viana because he is a minor.
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Addams asks Hoover for clemency for Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti as a means of foreign-born Americans
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Addams doubts that a girl held in the disappearance of Jeanne DeKay is the heiress.
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Addams tells the press that the woman pretending to be the missing DeKay is an adventuress.
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Newspaper story about the latest in the disappearance of Jeanne DeKay contains a short statement about the case by Addams.
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Addams protests the execution by hanging in front of 200 prisoners as savage.
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