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Bertha Lee Franklin After Shooting of Sam Cooke

Bertha Lee Franklin After Shooting of Sam Cooke

Original caption: Police said Mrs. Berth Lee Franklin, 55, shown here 12/11, fired the shot that killed Sam Cooke, a popular singer with the teenage set, when he kicked in the door of her apartment. According to police, Mrs. Frankin, manager of a motel, had been warned previously on the telephone by another motel resident that there was a prowler on the premises. Officers said they learned he was searching for a female companion who was located later.
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U1451498
Date Photographed:
December 11, 1964
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© Bettmann/CORBIS
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14 MB - 3003px × 1743px • 10.00in. × 5.00in @ 300 ppi

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