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The Front Page Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 2, Part 3 Summary

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Act 2, Part 3 Summary

The Mayor reminds the Sheriff a couple of years ago they almost lost an election because of a mistake he made and that as a result of this mistake, which the Mayor calls the worst mistake the Sheriff ever made they stand to lose this election as well. The Sheriff says he's sworn in four hundred new deputies but the Mayor says that's not good enough and fires him. The Sheriff pleads to keep his job saying his deputies already have Williams surrounded. The Mayor says they're up against a lot more than just Williams escaping reminding the Sheriff that the socialist scare he keeps talking about isn't real and they need the "colored voters" in order to win the election, which means they need to hang Williams.

A messenger from the Governor arrives with a reprieve canceling the execution. As the Sheriff...

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