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Letter dated August 2, 1949 from Senator Joseph R. McCarthy to Senator William Langer regarding the case of Dr. Martin Sandberger. The letter references a unanimous vote by a Senate investigation committee to request that the Inspector General's office provide a detailed overview of each of the death cases. The Secretary agreed to postpone all executions until the investigation was complete. An investigation of the conditions at Lansberg Prison was also referenced.

See also:

Letter from Senator Langer to Senator McCarthy Regarding Martin Sandberger, 1949

Letter from Senator Langer Informing T. W.Streiter of Vote to Review Death Penalty Cases, August 26, 1949

Publication Date



Martin Sandberger, Nuremberg Trials, Sandberger

Organizations Referenced

Lansberg Prison, U.S. Senate Investigation Committee, United States Senate

People Referenced

Joseph R. McCarthy, Martin Sandberger, William Langer

Letter from Senator McCarthy to Senator Langer regarding Martin Sandberger,  August 2, 1949