Download A Certain Arrogance: The Sacrificing of Lee Harvey Oswald by George Michael Evica,Charles Robert Drago PDF

By George Michael Evica,Charles Robert Drago

Providing the 1st international cultural context for the assassination of John F. Kennedy, this research into how usa intelligence enterprises and different entities manipulated liberal spiritual teams and academic associations for ideological, political, and financial achieve throughout the chilly conflict exposes numerous previously misunderstood political operations. together with assassinations, those initiatives comprise these facilitated through Allen Dulles, John Foster Dulles, the U.S. kingdom division, the place of work of Strategic providers and its successor, the CIA, and different contributors and teams. concentrating on the manipulations of key members within the American Unitarian organization, the Unitarian carrier Committee, and the Unitarian-supported Albert Schweitzer university through covert American pursuits through the chilly struggle, this exposé asserts that an unwitting Lee Harvey Oswald—an asset and pawn of yankee intelligence—was the fitting scapegoat in a tragically profitable conspiracy to homicide President Kennedy.

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Download Every Mother's Nightmare, The Killing of James Bulger by Mark Thomas PDF

By Mark Thomas

greater than virtually any contemporary crime, the killing of two-year-old James Bulger surprised and horrified all those that witnessed its unfolding on protection digital camera photos. the invention that the killers have been yet boys themselves pressured a countrywide (and foreign) self-examination: what sort of society may possibly breed one of these titanic act? Reporter Mark Thomas tells the tale of this unthinkable crime and its aftermath. He asks the questions: How did it occur? and the way do we determine it's going to by no means ensue again?

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Download South Carolina Killers: Crimes of Passion (True Crime) by Mark R. Jones PDF

By Mark R. Jones

homicide leaves no decade unscarred. In 1903, the lieutenant governor of South Carolina shot useless an area newspaper editor, in complete view of witnesses. In 1944, George Stinney was once marched to the electrical chair, at age fourteen. In 1994, a mom made nationwide information pleading for the go back of her abducted sons, whilst truthfully she had pushed them to a watery grave herself. Jones spares no chilling aspect in describing every one of those crimes; all make for attention-grabbing, and terrifying, reading.

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Download The Gatton Murders: A True Story of Lust, Vengeance and Vile by Stephanie Bennett PDF

By Stephanie Bennett

BOXING DAY, 1898. 3 contributors of the Murphy family members - Michael, Ellen and Norah — are returning to the family members farm after a visit in to Gatton, a small city west of Brisbane. On a abandoned, moonlit street a number of miles out of city they're ambushed. Their horse is killed and the 3 children are taken to a distant paddock the place the ladies are brutally raped and bludgeoned to loss of life, and Michael is shot.

By the time the police arrived tomorrow, locals had swarmed all around the crime scene, obliterating the facts. What was once a hopelessly bungled research and the crime remained unsolved. worry and distrust rocked the farming group, and theories in regards to the culprit abounded. used to be this the paintings of a sex-crazed tramp? might a member of the Murphy family members were concerned, or was once revenge the motive?

Stephanie Bennett's certain exam of this baffling crime brings a brand new and demanding concept to the outside. the result's a chilling and difficult whodunit.

Stephanie Bennett has spent decades scouring the to be had archival fabric, interviewing family members of suspects and sufferers and vacationing faraway parts of Queensland to offer this account of the reasons and suspects of this, Queensland’s such a lot notorious unsolved murder

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Download Insanity or Murder by Sandra Hisaw PDF

By Sandra Hisaw

madness or homicide: A Mother's tale of affection, Loss, and Betrayal is a memoir and the genuine crime account of Sandra’s existence navigating her manner throughout the loss of life of her eight-year-old daughter by way of her same-sex accomplice of 15 years.
From early adolescence, Sandra realized that secrets and techniques are to be stored, and emotions are to be submerged. She tells of her years within the military and of hiding her sexual orientation, and of her finally discovering a accomplice to construct a existence with. while Sandra has her attractive female offspring, Lindsay, it’s a dream come actual. yet that dream becomes a nightmare whilst she comes domestic someday to find her daughter useless, killed through the individual she relied on such a lot. No mom may still ever need to see along with her personal eyes, not to mention really be anticipated to realize, what Sandra observed in the back of a closed door. This publication is the tale of her daughter’s homicide, however it can also be the tale of years of self-destruction, self-hatred, betrayal and supreme redemption. providing readers the instruments they should continue to exist tragedy and emerge at the different aspect, madness or homicide is a narrative that should be informed, and one who should be read.

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Download Who Killed Bob Crane?: The Final Close-Up by John Hook,Robert Crane PDF

By John Hook,Robert Crane

Can smooth DNA technology Crack this chilly Case?

The 1978 homicide of actor and American icon Bob Crane continues to be the most high-profile unsolved star murders of all time. Thirty-eight years after his brutal homicide in Scottsdale, Arizona, hundreds of thousands world wide nonetheless wish solutions. was once John chippie the killer? Or did police arrest an blameless man?

For approximately forty years, police remained confident of Carpenter’s guilt. Early DNA checking out, a long time in the past, used to be not able to definitely hyperlink chippie to the crime. the 2 pals lived at the facet, sharing a gloomy obsession—videotaping ladies in the course of their sexual encounters.

In an exceptional research, reporter John Hook retests the unique blood proof utilizing sleek DNA technology in a last look for solutions. Scientists think this can be the final likelihood to check DNA from the crime scene— the ultimate close-up—in opting for Bob Crane’s killer.

Hook has exhausted all ultimate avenues to unearth solutions during this fascinating and haunting chilly case. Will he shut the booklet at the Crane homicide as soon as and for all?

Who Killed Bob Crane? is Hook’s first-hand account of a two-year research and look for the reality. It’s visible notwithstanding the eyes of the folk who have been there—witnesses, detectives, prosecutors, jurors, and family. John Hook takes readers on an immense reporter’s trip for an inside of examine the sensational actual facts in a last try to examine the reality in Who Killed Bob Crane?

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Download Il caso Parolisi. : Sesso, droga e Afghanistan (Saggi) by Alessandro De Pascale PDF

By Alessandro De Pascale

«Alla nostra fonte a Kabul, un agente dell'antidroga, chiediamo cosa ha scoperto sui presunti traffici degli italiani.
“A Kabul è arrivata persino los angeles camorra” risponde lui.
Poco dopo questa affermazione l. a. conversazione termina all'improvviso, perché appena usciti dalla capitale afghana
un razzo viene sparato in direzione della nostra automobile. Acceleriamo, mentre dall'altra vettura di scorta rispondono al fuoco»

Dietro all'orrendo assassinio di Melania Rea, che ha sconvolto l'Italia nel 2011, si potrebbero nascondere verità sommerse, una pista che dalle Marche condurrebbe all'Afghanistan e ai suoi campi di papaveri. according to capire se l. a. morte di Melania possa essere il frutto di una vendetta contro il marito – magari a conoscenza di segreti inconfessabili acquisiti durante los angeles sua missione militare in Afghanistan – i giornalisti Alessandro De Pascale e Antonio Parisi sono andati a investigare nel Paese asiatico. Un filo rosso, infatti, collegherebbe l'attività militare di Parolisi, l. a. camorra, il traffico internazionale di stupefacenti, alcuni componenti dei contingenti Isaf della Nato schierati nel Paese dell'Asia centrale e los angeles tragica high quality di una giovane mamma. Questo libro lo ripercorre.

Alessandro De Pascale è giornalista del Punto. Ha lavorato in line with il quotidiano ecologista Terra e collaborato con Il Manifesto, il settimanale Left – Avvenimenti e il mensile los angeles Voce delle Voci. Ha pubblicato il libro-inchiesta Telecamorra. Guerra tra extended family according to il controllo dell'etere, sul tema delle infiltrazioni camorristiche nel mercato delle frequenze radiotelevisive.

Antonio Parisi, giornalista, ha diretto, succedendo a Ruggero Oralndo, l'emittente nazionale Rete Mia e, in keeping with due anni, il quotidiano il Meridiano. Ha firmato diversi scoop sui più importanti settimanali italiani, ritrovando, tra gli altri, los angeles Bmw verosimilmente usata nel sequestro di Emanuela Orlandi e i documenti inediti in cui Pio XII difendeva gli ebrei durante l. a. persecuzione nazista. Ha pubblicato according to Aliberti editore i volumi I misteri di casa Agnelli e Liberaci dal male.

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Download Men of Blood: Violence, Manliness, and Criminal Justice in by Martin J. Wiener PDF

By Martin J. Wiener

An exam of the remedy of great violence by means of males opposed to girls in nineteenth-century England. in the course of Victoria's reign the legal legislation got here to punish such violence extra systematically and seriously, whereas propagating a brand new, extra pacific perfect of manliness. but this it appears innovative criminal improvement referred to as forth powerful resistance, not just from violent males themselves yet, from others who drew upon discourses of democracy, humanitarianism and patriarchy to set up sympathy with 'men of blood'. In exploring this improvement and the competition it generated, Professor Wiener analyzes the cultural common sense underlying moving practices in nineteenth-century courts and Whitehall, and locates competing cultural discourses within the daily life of legal justice. The tensions and dilemmas this ebook highlights are greater than easily 'Victorian' ones; to an incredible measure they continue to be with us. for this reason this paintings speaks not just to historians and to scholars of gender but in addition to criminologists and felony theorists.

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Download Murder at Rocky Point Park: Tragedy in Rhode Island's Summer by Kelly Sullivan Pezza PDF

By Kelly Sullivan Pezza

On a summer time day in 1893, little Maggie Sheffield used to be murdered. Maggie's personal father did the unthinkable opposed to a backdrop of laughter and barrel organ track at Rocky element leisure Park. The tragedy aroused a wierd response from the peaceful neighborhood of Warwick, Rhode Island. Many appeared to be extra involved for the assassin, Frank Sheffield, than for his younger sufferer. Frank used to be rumored to be insane or hooked on medicinal drugs, and after an ordeal, he used to be came across no longer to blame as a result of madness. The homicide didn't tarnish Rocky Point's recognition as a ideal vacation spot, and the park operated until eventually 1995. Investigating respectable documents and newspaper files, writer Kelly Sullivan Pezza uncovers the proof and oddities in the back of a grim crime in Rhode Island's summer time paradise.

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Download Rex v Edith Thompson by Laura Thompson PDF

By Laura Thompson

On three October 1922, as Thompson and her husband Percy have been strolling domestic from the theatre, a guy sprang out of the trees and stabbed Percy to loss of life. The assailant used to be Bywaters. Believing herself to be a witness, instead of an partner, Edith gave the police information of her organization with Bywaters, then stumbled on herself arrested as his partner. Her love letters to Bywaters, learn out on the resulting trial, sealed Edith's destiny. She and Bywaters have been hanged for the homicide in January 1923.

But used to be Edith rather responsible? And what function did the modern media play in her conviction? Laura Thompson investigates what a tense case tells us approximately perceptions of ladies in early twentieth-century Britain.

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