Doris Lane

Tue, 10/13/2009 - 23:38
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Helen JewettHelen Jewett was famous in 1830s New York. Elegant and strikingly dressed, she was known to every pedestrian along Broadway. Young Richard P. Robinson, one of her regular clients at the brothel, became infamous by murdering her in bed and getting away with it. by...
Tue, 10/13/2009 - 23:35
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Big Harp Little Harp SignThe first known serial killers in American history were the Harp boys. During the years of the Revolutionary War, the two cousins went on an indiscriminate killing rampage, killing anyone who got in their way. They killed infants, including their own...
Wed, 04/29/2009 - 23:47
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Ruth BrownRuth Brown was only 13 when she went to work as a telephone operator. She worked the night shift. During the day she studied shorthand and bookkeeping and dreamed of growing up and marrying her boss. Not the boss at the telephone company, but some ideal of a wealthy...
Wed, 04/29/2009 - 23:36
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Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton DuelAaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton, the most star-crossed political foes in U.S. history, joined together in 1800 to defend a man accused – and all but convicted in the court of public opinion – of the murder of his fiancée. by Doris...