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History:Susan Smith Goes On Trial For Murder Of Sons

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In The small town of Union, S.C. a young mother goes on trial  for the drowning murder of her two sons after accusing a black man of kidnapping them. Do you remember when this southern murder became international news?

And its the day a famous car with a funny shape hit America’s highways? Here’s a clue–it had its own song too. Find out in today’s History Notes.

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