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Barefoot Sanders: His Life and Career

By Sam Baker, KERA Morning Edition Host

Dallas, TX –

Barefoot Sanders: Video, audio, additional stories

Funeral services will be held later today for Harold Barefoot Sanders, Jr. His first bout of notoriety came as "Freckle King of the 1936 Texas State Fair", but the impressive career that followed included 27 years as a U. S. District Judge. From his interview with KERA in 2006, Sam Baker looks back at highlights of Sanders' career, including the case for which he's perhaps most remembered.