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Mary Field reports on her interview of Addams with regard to the criminal case against Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb for the murder of fourteen year old Bobby Franks in Chicago. Other comments were made by Carl Sandburg and Elllsworth Faris.
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Armes describes Russian refugee Jan Pouren's efforts to enter and remain in the United States.
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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 condemns the future execution of Sacco and Vanzetti, claiming it will harm relations between the US and its immigrant inhabitants.
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Addams argues that woman suffrage might impact the plight of fallen women who are preyed upon by men.
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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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Pinchot tells Addams that he cannot pardon prisoners under Pennsylvania law and advises that the American Civil Liberties Union follow the procedures.
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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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Hart tells the ACLU that the prisoners that they asked to be released have refused parole until other prisoners were freed.
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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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Blackwell asks Addams to help efforts to aid Soghomon Tehlirian, the assassin of Turkish leader Mehmet Talaat.
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The American Civil Liberties Unions seeks funding for an appeal of the Industrial Workers of the World conspiracy case.
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The author asks Addams to try to stop Nicholas Viana's execution.
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Collins informs Addams of efforts in Colorado to lobby for a commutation of Nicholas Viana's death sentence.