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Famous American Crimes and Trials [Five Volumes] (Crime, Media, and Popular Culture)

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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • True crime,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Criminology,
  • Media Studies,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Social Science / Criminology,
  • Case studies,
  • Criminal justice, Administrati,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of,
  • History,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFrankie Y. Bailey (Editor), Steven Chermak (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages1500
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10289501M
    ISBN 100275983331
    ISBN 109780275983338

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    Discover the best Legal Thrillers in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. The two stole cars and robbed gas stations, small-town banks, and restaurants throughout Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Missouri. They evaded the FBI and the police until and in the process set free five prisoners from Eastham State Prison in Texas, killed three police officers, and kidnapped a police chief.

    In , after a white farmer was killed in Mississippi, three black sharecroppers were arrested for the crime. Ed Brown, Arthur Ellington, and Henry Shields were all beaten and tortured into confessing. Even more ludicrous, the police did not dispute torturing the defendants, who appeared visibly in pain as they sat through their trial. A famous "psychic" outs himself as a fake, and starts working as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation so he can find "Red John", the madman who killed his wife and daughter. Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman.


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