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The Real Freddie Pitts Speaks



Freddie Pitts, the man at the center of the tense back-and-forth between the Davis and Smith camps, went on Jim DeFede's radio program Thursday morning to discuss the case, ending the interview by saying Smith owes him an apology. But Pitts also said there was enough evidence to support the 1990 claims bill for his wrongful conviction and imprisonment - a bill Davis voted against. Listen here > freddie_pitts_831.mp3

UPDATE: Smith campaign put out a statement by state Sen. Frederica Wilson: "Jim Davis' vote against justice for Pitts and Lee, his continuing failure to admit he was wrong, and his refusal to apologize make me deeply concerned about his fitness for office."

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 12:42pm]


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