Michael Graczyk

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Michael Graczyk (born 1950) is an American journalist based in the Houston bureau of the Associated Press.[1]

Graczyk reports on a wide range of topics. However, he is most notable as the AP's designated representative to witness executions in Texas.[2][3] Since 1984, Graczyk has witnessed more than 300 executions, considered a macabre record for an American.[4][5][6]

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  1. ^ Alsup, Dave (July 20, 2009). "Texas reporter's seen unrivaled number of U.S. executions". CNN. cnn.com. Retrieved October 22, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Witness for the execution". BBC News. news.bbc.co.uk. June 23, 2000. Retrieved October 22, 2009. 
  3. ^ Litman, Mysty (May 1, 2001). "An AP reporter’s tally: witness to 200 executions". The News Media & The Law. Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. 25 (2): 53. ISSN 0149-0737. OCLC 3562814. Retrieved October 22, 2009. 
  4. ^ Pérez-Peña, Richard (October 21, 2009). "One Reporter’s Lonely Beat, Witnessing Executions". The New York Times. nytimes.com. pp. A1. Retrieved October 22, 2009. 
  5. ^ King, Joyce (2002). Hate crime: the story of a dragging in Jasper, Texas (First ed.). New York: Pantheon Books. p. 206. ISBN 978-0-375-42132-7. OCLC 48517167. Retrieved October 22, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Media Witness List". Texas Department of Criminal Justice. (tdcj.state.tx.us). October 28, 2011. Retrieved November 8, 2011. 

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