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montage Social Pathology

sO' shal pa thol' o jE, a study of social problems (as crime or alcoholism) that views them as diseased conditions of the social organism

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Friendship Train
The Friendship Train
was a privately-organized operation that collected and sent 8 million pounds of food to France and Italy.
Charles Raymond Starkweather
Charles Raymond Starkweather
killed a gas station attendant in December 1957 because he refused to sell him a stuffed toy on credit. In January 1958 he went on an 8-day killing spree that left 10 people dead, including his girlfriend's mother, step-father, and 2-year-old step-sister.
Harold Hathaways
The Harold Hathaways
In 1955, the Harold Hathaways of Stow, Ohio, won custody of their son, Clarence, after persuading a court that they could provide adequate care for him despite their both being blind and deaf.
Mack Charles Parker
Mack Charles Parker
was accused of raping a pregnant white woman but was lynched before having a chance to defend himself in court.
James Wilson
James Wilson
a black handyman, was sentenced to death by electrocution for stealing $1.95 from an elderly white woman. International protest led the Governor of Alabama to commute the sentence to life imprisonment.
Refugees in 1960
Refugees in 1960
World Refugee Year ended in June 1960 amid appeals by the United Nations and other agencies that the spirit and momentum of public response engendered during the year be continued in further efforts to resolve remaining refugee problems.
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