Glenn Ford, 64, talks to the media as he leaves the maximum-security Angola prison in Louisiana

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March 12, 2014

Death row inmate Glenn Ford released 30 years after wrongful convictionGlenn Ford, 64, talks to the media as he leaves the maximum-security Angola prison in LouisianaGlenn Ford

Man found guilty of murder by all-white jury in deeply flawed trial had one of America’s longest-ever waits for exoneration

Ed Pilkington in New York

theguardian.com, Wednesday 12 March 2014 06.36 GMT

Glenn Ford, 64, talks to the media as he leaves the maximum-security Angola prison in Louisiana. Source: WAFB-TV 9 PLEASE WATCH VIDEO: http://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2014/mar/12/death-row-inmate-walks-free

Louisiana death row inmate released after 30 years – video

Glenn Ford was sentenced to death by a white jury after his employer died in 1983. He walked free today after spending almost 30 years in prison, many of them on death row. He has always maintained his innocence, and the state said his release today was the result of new evidence that corroborated Ford’s claim…

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