[Judge Jack Hampton's comments to the Associated Press, 1988]

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Audio recording of Judge Jack Hampton's comments to the Associated Press following his ruling in a recent murder case against Richard Lee Bednarski. Bednarski was given 30 years rather than a life sentence by Hampton, based on Hampton's own opinions. The victims were two young gay men and Bednarski had no prior offenses.

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1 sound cassette (51 sec.)

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Hampton, Jack 1988.

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Audio recording of Judge Jack Hampton's comments to the Associated Press following his ruling in a recent murder case against Richard Lee Bednarski. Bednarski was given 30 years rather than a life sentence by Hampton, based on Hampton's own opinions. The victims were two young gay men and Bednarski had no prior offenses.

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1 sound cassette (51 sec.)

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  • Preferred Citation: Dennis Vercher Collection (The Dallas Way) (AR0789), University of North Texas Special Collections

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Publications pertaining to issues relevant to the LGBT community. The collection includes The Dallas Voice, a weekly newspaper for the gay community in North Texas that has been published since 1984.

Dennis Vercher Collection (The Dallas Way)

Named for journalist and activist Dennis Vercher. These materials, which include correspondence, newspaper clippings, financial documentation and press releases, relate to LGBT activism, legislation and HIV/AIDS.

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  • 1988

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  • Aug. 15, 2019, 10:25 p.m.

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Hampton, Jack. [Judge Jack Hampton's comments to the Associated Press, 1988], audio recording, 1988; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1532919/: accessed April 9, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.