Gone in the Night by David Protess

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An account of the murder of Jaclyn Dowaliby describes how, due to intense media and community pressure to find a killer--any killer--Jaclyn's father was unjustly accused, tried, and convicted of her murder.

About David Protess

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Warden is an award-winning journalist.
Published April 1, 1993 by Delacorte Press. 434 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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Many career prosecutors in Daley's office told him that there was no case, but the Dowalibys were arrested the same day that Daley announced his mayoral candidacy.

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Daniel McDevitt of the Illinois State Police took over the case and accused Jaclyn's parents, Cynthia and David, of the crime.

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Norton's direction are all fine, though billing of some actors is more a credit to the dealmaking than to their actual participation: Ed Asner is onscreen for a relatively few (albeit very effective) minutes, and Carter's role would be below-the-title if played by a lesser-known thesp.

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