The Nation: Guilty on Three Counts

For more than four tormented years, Kenneth and Joseph ("Chip") Yablonski have waited for justice in the murder of their father, United Mine Workers Insurgent Joseph A. ("Jock") Yablonski, their mother and sister. Prosecuting Attorney Richard Sprague has labored relentlessly those same years, winning the convictions of three triggermen and four co-conspirators and working his way up to the suspected mastermind of the plot. Last week it was all over after 4½ hours of jury deliberation in Media, Pa.: "Guilty, in the first degree," droned the jury foreman. "Guilty, in the first degree,"...

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