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Run Brother Run: Brother’s Murder Fuels Houston Attorney’s Legal Passion

Houston attorney David Berg’s brother, Alan, was murdered in 1968 by Charles Harrelson, known hit man and father of Woody Harrelson. Despite an eyewitness — Harrelson’s girlfriend — who agreed to testify, Harrelson was acquitted. Now, nearly 50 years later, David Berg has written Run, Brother, Run, a memoir about his family, his brother, his […]

Run Brother Run book on table David BergHouston attorney David Berg’s brother, Alan, was murdered in 1968 by Charles Harrelson, known hit man and father of Woody Harrelson.

Despite an eyewitness — Harrelson’s girlfriend — who agreed to testify, Harrelson was acquitted.

Now, nearly 50 years later, David Berg has written Run, Brother, Run, a memoir about his family, his brother, his brother’s murder and Harrleson’s acquittal.

He discusses the memoir with Houston Matters’ Craig Cohen.

(This segment originally aired Aug. 19, 2014)

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Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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