Michael Thomas Barry

Award winning author Michael Thomas Barry was born and raised in the Chicago area and earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Criminal Justice and History from Cal State Fullerton. He also holds a post graduate degree in legal assistantship from the University of California, Irvine. Michael has worked as a sworn Peace Officer for the County of Orange, civil litigation paralegal, and regional asset prevention manager.
Jun 17, 2013
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The Watergate Complexby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 17, 1972, five burglars are arrested in the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office and apartment complex in Washington, D.C. James McCord, Frank Sturgis, Bernard Barker, Virgilio Gonzalez, and...
Jun 15, 2013
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Natalie Hollowayby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 15, 2005, more than two weeks after Natalee Holloway vanished while on a high school graduation trip to the Caribbean island of Aruba, police search the home of 17-year-old Joran Van der Sloot, one of the last known people to see...
Jun 14, 2013
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TWA Flight 847by Michael Thomas BarryOn June 14, 1985, TWA Flight 847 from Athens to Rome is hijacked by terrorists who immediately demand to know the identity of ''those with Jewish-sounding names." Two of the Lebanese terrorists, armed with grenades and a 9-mm. pistol, then...
Jun 13, 2013
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Susan Polkby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 13, 2006, jurors began deliberations in the trial of Susan Polk, 48, for the October 2002 murder of her psychotherapist husband Felix Polk, 70, in a poolside cottage at the couple's Orinda, California home. Felix was stabbed and cut...
Jun 12, 2013
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Medgar Eversby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 12, 1963, civil rights leader Medgar Evers is shot to death in the driveway outside his home in Jackson, Mississippi by white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith. During World War II, Evers volunteered for the U.S. Army and participated in...
Jun 11, 2013
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Henry Hillby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 11, 1943, mobster Henry Hill was born in New York City. His life of crime was chronicled in the 1986 book Wiseguy: Life in a Mafia Family and the 1990 film Goodfellas. Hill’s underworld exploits included participating in the headline-...
Jun 10, 2013
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Salem Witch Trialsby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 10, 1692, Bridget Bishop, the first colonist to be tried in the Salem witch trials, is hanged after being found guilty of the practice of witchcraft. Trouble in the small Puritan community of Salem, Massachusetts began in February...
Jun 9, 2013
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Heidi Fleissby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 9, 1993, Heidi Fleiss is arrested as part of a sting operation run by the Los Angeles Police and Beverly Hills Police Departments and the U.S. Justice Department. In the 1980s, Fleiss’ then-boyfriend introduced her to the leading...
Jun 8, 2013
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James Earl Rayby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 8, 1968, James Earl Ray is arrested in London, England, and charged with the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. On April 4, 1968, in Memphis, King was fatally wounded by a sniper's bullet while standing on the...
Jun 7, 2013
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Michael Skakelby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 7, 2002, Michael Skakel is convicted in the 1975 murder of his former Greenwich, Connecticut, neighbor, 15-year-old neighbor Martha Moxley. Skakel, a nephew of Ethel Kennedy, the wife of the late U.S. Senator Robert Kennedy, was later...

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