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Friday, August 19, 2011

Podcast: The West Memphis Three Are Free Edition

Posted by on Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 9:05 PM

Max Brantley offers a clarifying explanation of how and why the West Memphis Three were freed today. Essential listening for those still trying to understand how it all went down.

Also: See Brian Chilson's photos from today in Jonesboro.

And a slideshow that looks back at the last 18 years of the case.

Download here or if you can't deal with .m4a files here.

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