Execution of Gary Gilmore (26 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

On 17 January 1977, convicted murderer Gary Gilmore was executed in Utah by firing squad. This was the first exercise of capital punishment in the U.S. since 1967.

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Richert, Lucas Paul. "Execution of Gary Gilmore". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5708, accessed 21 August 2017.]

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