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Stories of great crimes & trials, from American heritage Magazine, Introd. by Oliver Jensen

Label
Stories of great crimes & trials, from American heritage Magazine
Title
Stories of great crimes & trials, from American heritage Magazine
Statement of responsibility
Introd. by Oliver Jensen
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Includes articles on Daniel Webster, Lizzie Borden, Parson Avery, Daniel E. Sickles, Harry Thaw, Stanford White, Evelyn Nesbit, Aaron Burr conspiracy, Sacco-Vanzetti, William Penn, John Adams and Boston Massacre trial, trial of John Brown, Boss Tweed, Warren Harding and the Teapot Dome scandal, "Black Sox" 1920 World Series scandal, James Addison Reavis, Charles Ponzi, Johnson County War, Nat Turner, Dred Scott case, Scottsboro Case, assassination of Abraham Lincoln, assassination of James A. Garfield, and Mafia New Orleans lynchings, among others
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364/.973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6779
LC item number
.S76 1974
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Stories of great crimes & trials, from American heritage Magazine, Introd. by Oliver Jensen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Companion volume: The American heritage history of the law in America, by B. Schwartz
Contents
  • Section 1: The mark of Cain. The young devils and Dan'l Webster / Charles P. Curtis -- Scandal at bizarre / Francis Biddle -- Fall River legend / Richard M. Ketchum -- Crazy Bill had a down look / James Taylor Dunn and Louis C. Jones -- The case of the anonymous corpse / Brooks W. Maccracken -- The minister and the mill grill / George Howe -- Section 2: Male and female. Althea and the judges / Brooks W. Maccracken -- A husband's revenge / Thomas J. Fleming -- The girl in the red velvet swing / Richard M. Ketchum -- The lady-killer / A. I. Schutzer -- Section 3: Continuing arguments. The Conspiracy and trial of Aaron Burr / John Dos Passos -- Sacco guilty, Vanzetti innocent? / Francis Russell -- Section 4: Matters of principle. The ordeal of William Penn / Francis Biddle -- The Boston massacre / Thomas J. Fleming -- Martyr for a free press / Alvin Harlow -- "A scandalous, malicious and seditious libel" / Thomas J. Fleming -- The trial of John Brown / Thomas J. Fleming -- Section 5: The political depths. The house that Tweed built / Alexander B. Callow Jr. -- The boodling boss and the musical mayor / Bruce Bliven -- Tempest over teapot / Bruce Bliven
  • Section 6: Bad actors and jolly swindlers. Say it ain't so, Joe! / Lewis Thompson and Charles Boswell -- The prince of swindlers / John Myers Myers -- The great racetrack caper / Rufus Jarman -- Bubble, bubble - no toil, no trouble / Francis Russell -- Section 7: The lawless West. The bloody end of Meeker's utopia / Marshall Sprague -- The wild, wild west / Peter Lyon -- The Johnson County war / Helena Huntington Smith -- Section 8: Black tragedy. Children of darkness / Stephen B. Oates -- Black pawn on a field of peril / Bruce Catton -- Summer Sunday / Eric F. Goldman -- "We are going to do away with these boys..." / Pete Daniel -- A reasonable doubt / Dan T. Carter -- Section 9: The assassins. Assassination! / Dorothy Meserve Kunhardt and Philip B. Kunhardt Jr. -- "Murder most foul" / Archie Robertson
Control code
508009
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
382 p.
Isbn
9780070793859
Isbn Type
(deluxe)
Lccn
74004031
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm00835383
  • (OCoLC)835383
Label
Stories of great crimes & trials, from American heritage Magazine, Introd. by Oliver Jensen
Publication
Note
Companion volume: The American heritage history of the law in America, by B. Schwartz
Contents
  • Section 1: The mark of Cain. The young devils and Dan'l Webster / Charles P. Curtis -- Scandal at bizarre / Francis Biddle -- Fall River legend / Richard M. Ketchum -- Crazy Bill had a down look / James Taylor Dunn and Louis C. Jones -- The case of the anonymous corpse / Brooks W. Maccracken -- The minister and the mill grill / George Howe -- Section 2: Male and female. Althea and the judges / Brooks W. Maccracken -- A husband's revenge / Thomas J. Fleming -- The girl in the red velvet swing / Richard M. Ketchum -- The lady-killer / A. I. Schutzer -- Section 3: Continuing arguments. The Conspiracy and trial of Aaron Burr / John Dos Passos -- Sacco guilty, Vanzetti innocent? / Francis Russell -- Section 4: Matters of principle. The ordeal of William Penn / Francis Biddle -- The Boston massacre / Thomas J. Fleming -- Martyr for a free press / Alvin Harlow -- "A scandalous, malicious and seditious libel" / Thomas J. Fleming -- The trial of John Brown / Thomas J. Fleming -- Section 5: The political depths. The house that Tweed built / Alexander B. Callow Jr. -- The boodling boss and the musical mayor / Bruce Bliven -- Tempest over teapot / Bruce Bliven
  • Section 6: Bad actors and jolly swindlers. Say it ain't so, Joe! / Lewis Thompson and Charles Boswell -- The prince of swindlers / John Myers Myers -- The great racetrack caper / Rufus Jarman -- Bubble, bubble - no toil, no trouble / Francis Russell -- Section 7: The lawless West. The bloody end of Meeker's utopia / Marshall Sprague -- The wild, wild west / Peter Lyon -- The Johnson County war / Helena Huntington Smith -- Section 8: Black tragedy. Children of darkness / Stephen B. Oates -- Black pawn on a field of peril / Bruce Catton -- Summer Sunday / Eric F. Goldman -- "We are going to do away with these boys..." / Pete Daniel -- A reasonable doubt / Dan T. Carter -- Section 9: The assassins. Assassination! / Dorothy Meserve Kunhardt and Philip B. Kunhardt Jr. -- "Murder most foul" / Archie Robertson
Control code
508009
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
382 p.
Isbn
9780070793859
Isbn Type
(deluxe)
Lccn
74004031
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm00835383
  • (OCoLC)835383

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