"Oh, my God, they've really thrown him in"

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Clipping of an article, "Oh, my God, they've really thrown him in" by Gary Taylor, published in The Houston Post on September 16, 1977. The article covers hearings regarding accusations that Houston policemen beat Joe Torres and pushed him into Buffalo Bayou. The document includes the front page story as well as the continuation on page 19A.

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2 newspaper clippings : ill. ; 48 cm.

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Taylor, Gary September 16, 1977.

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Clipping of an article, "Oh, my God, they've really thrown him in" by Gary Taylor, published in The Houston Post on September 16, 1977. The article covers hearings regarding accusations that Houston policemen beat Joe Torres and pushed him into Buffalo Bayou. The document includes the front page story as well as the continuation on page 19A.

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2 newspaper clippings : ill. ; 48 cm.

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LULAC: Local Clippings, 1977

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  • Houston Post, September 16, 1977, Section A, pages 1, 19

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  • Publication Title: Houston Post
  • Edition: September 16, 1977
  • Page Start: 1, Section A
  • Page End: 19, Section A

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

John J. Herrera Papers

Correspondences and personal items of John J. Herrera, a notable lawyer and civil rights advocate for Mexican Americans. Known for his role in desegregating schools, he fought the exclusion of Spanish-speaking citizens on juries.

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  • September 16, 1977

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Taylor, Gary. "Oh, my God, they've really thrown him in", clipping, September 16, 1977; Houston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth251647/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.