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A "Miscarriage of Justice" Wrongly Imprisons an Innocent Family

Anne Maguire and her son Patrick were part of the Maguire Seven, the family who was wrongfully arrested in 1974 on suspicion of manufacturing bombs for the Irish Republican Army. The family was tortured, tried, convicted, and jailed, and was not reunited for eleven years. Anne spent eight years in prison; Patrick spent four after being convicted at the age of 13. Anne has written a book about their experience, called "Miscarriage of Justice."


Other segments from the episode on October 26, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 26, 1994: Interview with Ann Maguire and Patrick Maguire; Interview with Brian Benben; Review of Howard Zinn's book "You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train."


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