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Richard Moran is professor of sociology at Mount Holyoke College and the author of Knowing Right from Wrong: The Insanity Defense of Daniel McNaughtan and numerous articles and reviews. He has also served as a commentator for National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition” and written op-eds for the Boston Globe, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, New York Times, and Newsweek.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Electrocution United States History, Edison, Thomas A, (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931, Westinghouse, George, 1846-1914