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Wednesday, August 11, 1999 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | PREVIOUS: Tulsa Race Riot of 1921
1999-08-11

Susan Macdougal

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Manacles and chains. That may be the picture you conjure when you think of Susan MacDougal. Imprisoned for murder? No. She merely refused to answer questions from a federal grand jury as a part of Kenneth Starr’s investigation of President Clinton. For that crime, she was imprisoned for contempt of court and obstruction of justice, and served 22 months behind bars. Recently a federal jury acquitted her of the charges. Since her release, she has taken on the issue of the condition of women prisoners.

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  • Susan Macdougal

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