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Informant tells about shootings for first time

Date: circa April 1982

Author: Larry King

Biographical/Historical abstract: Larry King was a staff writer for the Greensboro Daily News in 1982.

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Description: This April 21, 1982, article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News reports on testimony by police informant Edward Dawson before a federal grand jury investigating possible civil rights violations related to the 1979 Greensboro Massacre. In his testimony, Dawson discussed his involvement and gave his account of events leading up to the incident and of his dealings with both the Klan members and the police.


Format of original: Newspaper Clippings

Collection: Edward Burrows Papers

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.5.295

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