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Interview with “The Framing of Mumia Abu-Jamal” author J. Patrick O’Connor
J. Patrick O’Connor, author of “The Framing of Mumia Abu-Jamal”, talks about his theory of events that led to the death of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner. O’Connor asserts Kenneth Freeman killed officer Faulkner during a traffic stop involving an altercation between Officer Faulkner and Billy Cook, Mumia’s brother. O’Connor explains how a corrupt police department set out to silence a local journalist and one of its biggest critics.
O’Connor also talks about the history and political context of Mumia’s case including the latest Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruling.
Interview recorded July 14, 2008
at KOWA-LP 106.5 FM Olympia WA