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PBS NewsHour | Barbour's Parting Pardons, Some for Convicted Killers, Stir Furor in Mississippi | PBS

Duration: 07:00
Program: PBS NewsHour #10240
Broadcast Date: Jan. 12, 2012

After days of controversy, a Mississippi judge moved Wednesday to block some last-minute pardons made by outgoing Gov. Haley Barbour. Barbour had issued pardons to more than 200 felons, 14 of them convicted killers. Margaret Warner discusses the reaction to the pardons with Daniel Cherry of Mississippi Public Broadcasting.

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Post Date: January 12, 2012