Blind Obedience: A True Story of Family Loyalty and Murder in South Georgia
Relates the notorious case of a bitter feud that ended in murder in 1905, when Joe Rawlins sent his sons to kill the family of W.L. Carter, and chronicles the subsequent trial of Rawlins and his sons.
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November 17 1905
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