A Pulitzer Prize-winning Author -- In January 1982, an elderly white widow was found brutally murdered in Greenwood, South Carolina. Police arrested Edward Lee Elmore, a mentally retarded black man who had cleaned her gutters and windows. Barely ninety days later he was tried, convicted, and sentenced to death. Elmore had been on death row for eleven years when young attorney Diana Holt learned of his case, which reeked of injustice, and began a lengthy battle to save his life.
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