News 05.23.07

Watch online: last night’s Dateline NBC on two Oklahoma wrongful convictions

Last night on Dateline NBC, author John Grisham discussed his best-selling book,

The Innocent Man

, and the case of Ron Williamson and Dennis Fritz, two men who were wrongfully convicted of a 1982 Oklahoma murder. They served 12 years in prison — Williamson was on death row — before DNA proved their innocence and identified the real killer. Also on the program, Attorney General Bill Peterson responded to Grisham's book and public opinion.


Watch the full episode online right now

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Read excerpts from

The Innocent Man

and Dennis Fritz's book

Journey Toward Justice

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Read more about the cases of

Fritz

and

Williamson

and about the case of

Curtis McCarty

, who was exonereated from death row earlier this month after serving 21 years.


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