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Texas Governor Grants Reprieve to Black Woman

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Texas Governor Grants Reprieve to Black Woman

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Texas Governor Grants Reprieve to Black Woman

Texas Governor Grants Reprieve to Black Woman

Only Available in Archive Formats.

In Texas, Gov. Rick Perry grants an unusual reprieve to death row inmate Frances Newton. Newton would be the first African-American woman and only the fourth female put to death in Texas since the Civil War. Her legal team is being given more time to re-examine evidence in the case. Hear NPR's Allison Keyes.