Pete Earley

The 1996 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award was presented to Pete Earley for Circumstantial Evidence and Dan T. Carter for The Politics of Rage: George Wallace, the Origins of the New Conservatism, and the Transformation of American Politics.

Pete Earley’s Circumstantial Evidence draws upon exhaustive reporting and a suspenseful narrative to explore a young lawyer’s determination to free a death row inmate wrongfully accused of murder.