Articles/Links

NEWSPAPER  ARTICLES / RADIO LINKS:

Robert Perske (2011) Colorado Governor Pardons Joe Arridy. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: June 2011, Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 192-196. Click Here

Bill Ritter, former governor of Colorado, received the President's Award from The Arc of the Pikes Peak Region for granting a posthumous pardon to Joe Arridy. This is a message from Governor Ritter regarding the journey to Joe's pardon. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFqJmk8n7kw

Colorado Public Radio Radio interview with David Martinez and Robert Perske 1/21/11 http://www.cpr.org/news/story/gubernatorial-pardon

Video on Attorney David Martinez' work for Joe Arridy's pardon 1-8-11 NBC News http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/40978215#40978215

Ritter Pardons Pueblo Man By Peter Strescino January 8, 2011 THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN   Click Here

Sensational murder featured in ‘5280 Magazine’ The Chronicle-News Trinidad, Colorado. October 31, 2008 By DOC LEONETTI Click Here

Crime: Begging Joe's Pardon by MICHAEL DE YOANNA 5280 Magazine. October 2008 http://www.5280.com/issues/2008/0810/feature.php?pageID=1454

'Sorry, Joe' Calls to pardon Joe Arridy, executed in the gas chamber, come amid renewed interest in 68-year-old case By MICHAEL DE YOANNA Colorado Springs Independent. June 7, 2007: http://www.csindy.com/gyrobase/Content?oid=oid%3A20853

Joe Arridy Legacy: In the Presence of Greatness http://annlrd.wordpress.com/2011/05/21/buffalohair-joe-arridy-legacy-in-the-presence-of-greatness/ by Your Devil’s Advocate, Buffalohair  May 21, 2011

Dead wrong? By Peter Strescino Sunday, January 28, 1996 THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN   Click Here

MORE LINKS:

Info on upcoming movie - "The Woodpecker Waltz": http://www.kellerentertainment.com/show.cfm?action=detail&show_id=37

To read MovieBytes Interview with Screenwriter Dan Leonetti, click here. (Word Document)

Press Release from Kellar Entertainment Group and The Arc of The Pikes Peak Region, June 2, 2008: COLORADO ALLOWS PLACEMENT OF TOMBSTONE ON EXECUTED PRISONER’S GRAVE Click here for PDF file: Click Here

To purchase Deadly Innocence by Bob Perske (story of Joe Arridy): http://www.amazon.com/Deadly-Innocence-Robert-Perske/dp/0687006155

To hear The Woodpecker Waltz on YouTube:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bS8q7ncLj24

Learn more about Gail Ireland, the Denver attorney who represented Joe Arridy from November 18, 1937 through the day of the execution, winning an unprecedented number of stays of execution for Joe. His story is written by his granddaughter, Terri Bradt, in a book, Gail Ireland Colorado Citizen Lawyer, published 2010.  Read more at http://www.terribradt.com/gail-ireland.htm

Joe Arridy by Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Arridy

"A Sad Discovery During Vacation" By Matt Swearengin, Durant Democrat. September 5th, 2015                                                                                 http://durantdemocrat.com/opinion/1147/a-sad-discovery-during-vacation

"10-Year-Old Brings Color to Inmates' Graves" By Anastasiya Bolton, USA Today, December 25, 2015                                                                  http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/12/25/kid-brings-color-to-inmates-graves/20895347/

 "Writer Proud of Role in Pardon" by Anthony A. Mestas, The Pueblo Chieftan                                                                                                                      http://www.chieftain.com/news/2689880-120/leonetti-arridy-pardon-book