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Name:  David Protess  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: N/A

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Biographical and Professional Information



Best Book Award from Investigative Reporters and Editors for Promise of Justice and Gone in the Night.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

A promise of justice /
ISBN: 0786862947. OCLC Number: 37792450

Hyperion,. .

Four African American men were tried and convicted in the 1978 murder of a white couple in suburban Chicago, but investigative journalists David Protess and Rob Warden believed in the men's innocence. After gathering new evidence, they were able to secure the release of the Ford Heights Four in 1996 and bring the true killers to trial.

Gone in the night :
ISBN: 044021243X. OCLC Number: 30530491

Dell Pub.,. .

The Dowaliby family's encounter with murder and the law.