David Robb

David Robb is the author of Unsung Villains: History’s Forgotten Monsters, Murderers and Maniacs. He has written for The New York Times, the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times. He was the chief labor, legal and investigative reporter at Daily Variety and The Hollywood Reporter for 20 years. He is also the author of Operation Hollywood: How the Pentagon Shapes and Censors the Movies (Prometheus Books, 2004) and The Gumshoe and the Shrink: The Secret History of the 1960 Kennedy/Nixon Election (Santa Monica Press, 2012).

Apr 29, 2013
Screenshot from the motion picture Black Hawk Down Specialist 4 John “Stebby” Stebbins won the Silver Star for his heroics at the Battle of Mogadishu in 1993. Since 2000 he’s been serving a 30-year sentence for raping his 6-year-old daughter. by David Robb You may have...
Apr 5, 2013
From George Washington through Ulysses S. Grant, U.S. presidents followed a relentless policy of removing Native Americans from their lands. President Andrew Jackson codified ethnic cleansing into law when he signed the Indian Removal Act in 1830. by David Robb In 1830...
Feb 4, 2013
Lt. William Calley Mini-My Lai massacres happened nearly every day in Vietnam, and thousands of war crimes were committed there by both sides in the conflict. In 1971, while the war was still raging, dozens of former American soldiers and Marines stepped forward to confess to...
Dec 18, 2012
Bath School Massacre The worst school massacre in U.S. history took place in 1927 in the little town of Bath, Michigan where 38 students, two teachers and two rescuers were murdered and 53 others seriously injured. by David Robb The worst school massacre in U.S. history...