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Post by msfry » August 28th, 2017, 4:45 pm

The Works Of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume 10, LEGAL.

This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/the-works-of-robert-g-ingersoll-volume-10-legal-by-robert-g-ingersoll/
For those who like courtroom drama, here are Ingersoll’s Opening and Closing arguments on the most famous trials of his career--the Star Route Trials which stretched over 2 years, revealing high government corruption in the U.S. Post Office system's westward expansion. Ingersoll was lead counsel for the defense. Compiled from countless reports and endless conflicting details (much like untangling a huge pile of fishing line), it was said that his prodigious memory of the minutest details without referring to the record, knowledge of the law, impregnable logic, forensic power, lucidity, almost infallible judgment, remarkable ability as an orator that kept the courtroom spellbound; his uniform fairness, tact, candor, humor, and matchless summing up, are vividly captured in these transcripts. "He absolutely made no mistakes", said one federal judge. This volume also contains 3 shorter trial summations: the Munn Trial, the Davis Will Case, and the Russell Case. This is the entirety of Volume X, Dresden Edition, pub. 1900. ~ Summary by Michele Fry, Read by Librivox volunteers.
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      Save your file as: (best to copy and paste the bold text below):
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      Artist: Robert G. Ingersoll
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      Album: The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume 10 - LEGAL
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      BC - Michele Fry (msfry)
      MC – Phil Chenevert
      DPL - Michele Fry
      Cover Claim - Michele Fry
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Last edited by msfry on February 6th, 2019, 12:51 pm, edited 12 times in total.
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Post by philchenevert » August 29th, 2017, 2:56 pm

Hi - I would be happy to MC this for you. Will set it up tonight. :D
EDIT: what special kind of prooflistening? Just to follow along with the text? I mean this is not word perfect, right?
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Post by msfry » August 29th, 2017, 4:05 pm

Oh, Thank you thank you, Phil. "Special" just means I will read along with the text and point out if anything is missing. No, not Word Perfect.

I've got all the chapters ready for the MW, and have already begun recording the Munn Trial myself. It is so exciting to read Ingersoll again. Several other readers are waiting for this project. Perhaps you'll join in too. BTW, thank you for the referral to the leader of the Freethought Society of Baton Rouge. I've been in touch and plan to attend a meeting and introduce them to LV's collections.
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Post by philchenevert » August 29th, 2017, 6:37 pm

Michele, there is no place in the first post to put the code that generates the Magic window. It normally is right after the PL section and looks like
[MW]xxxx[/MW]

Did you perhaps erase it by accident?
EDIT: I stuck it in myself and it seems to have worked fine.
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Post by msfry » August 29th, 2017, 7:22 pm

No idea about that. Are we good to go, or not?
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Post by philchenevert » August 29th, 2017, 8:03 pm

msfry wrote:No idea about that. Are we good to go, or not?
Yes. I added it back manually and it seemed to work. The template has it built in but it was missing and confused me.
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Post by msfry » August 29th, 2017, 8:43 pm

I tried to add myself in as a reader and it got stuck going round and round for an hour and wouldn't work.

EDIT. It's working fine now. I must have pushed the wrong button :D
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Post by philchenevert » August 29th, 2017, 9:18 pm

msfry wrote:I tried to add myself in as a reader and it got stuck going round and round for an hour and wouldn't work.

EDIT. It's working fine now. I must have pushed the wrong button :D
Please let me know if anything else seems strange or odd, it may be necessary to start fresh. Let's hope not, eh?.
EDIT: I will leave this in the Launch Pad for few days to let more people see it, is that OK? or would you prefer moving it to Readers Wanted?
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Post by msfry » August 29th, 2017, 9:27 pm

I have filled in the MW just now and it all "took" just fine. So I presume it's all okay. Let me check it over tomorrow when I'm not so tired before we try moving it to readers wanted.
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Post by Roger » August 30th, 2017, 7:47 am

I would like to volunteer for section 3 - which should be Chapter 2, Part 1 of CLOSING ADDRESS TO THE JURY IN THE FIRST STAR ROUTE TRIAL, (Part 1 of 7).
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Post by msfry » August 30th, 2017, 7:52 am

Thanks Roger, you're in the MW. :)
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Post by williamjones » August 30th, 2017, 8:26 am

I have begun reading "Closing Address to the Jury in the Second Star Route Trial".
Fascinating!

I would like to claim parts 15, 16, 17 and 18.

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Post by philchenevert » August 30th, 2017, 8:42 am

For Mr. Chenevert:
"Pardon my flatulence," said Tom astutely.
Oh My Goodness!! That is one of the best I've ever heard! thank you very much. Image
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Post by msfry » August 30th, 2017, 9:49 am

Thanks Bill. You're in the MW for 15 - 18. 8-)
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Post by smike » August 31st, 2017, 12:45 pm

Hi Michele, sign me up for section 38. I'm afraid all the others are way too long for me. :)
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