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John Wexley

(1907—1985)


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(1907–),

New York dramatist, whose plays include The Last Mile (1930), dealing with the last days of a condemned prisoner; Steel (1931); They Shall Not Die (1934), concerned with the Scottsboro case; and Running Dogs (1938), dealing with the struggle between Chinese conservatives and Communists prior to the Japanese invasion. The Judgment of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (1955) is a work of nonfiction.

Subjects: Literature.


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