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The Resource Stephen Ward Was Innocent, OK

Stephen Ward Was Innocent, OK

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Stephen Ward Was Innocent, OK
Title
Stephen Ward Was Innocent, OK
Statement of responsibility
Geoffrey Robertson
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the summer of '61 John Profumo, Minister for War, enjoyed a brief affair with Christine Keeler... Late in the afternoon of Wednesday 31 July 1963, Dr Stephen Ward was convicted at the Old Bailey on two counts alleging that he lived on the earnings of a prostitute. He was not in the dock but comatose in hospital. The previous night he had attempted suicide, because (as he said in a note) 'after Marshall's [the judge's] summing up, I've given up all hope'. He died on Saturday 3 August, without regaining consciousness. Many observers of the proceedings thought the convictions did not reflect the evidence and that the trial was unfair, and this book will show that it breached basic standards of justice. Geoffrey Robertson brings his forensic skills and a deeply felt sense of injustice to the case at the heart of the Profumo affair, the notorious scandal that brought down a government
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10320208
Cataloging source
DLC
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Robertson, Geoffrey
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Politics
  • Nonfiction
Target audience
adult
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the case for overturning his conviction
Label
Stephen Ward Was Innocent, OK
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:514e49af-cab6-4067-911f-038a6f7fffdb
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781849547024
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Stephen Ward Was Innocent, OK
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:514e49af-cab6-4067-911f-038a6f7fffdb
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781849547024
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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