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 24, 2013
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Theodore Kaczynski aka The Unabomberby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 24, 1993, Yale University computer science professor David Gelernter is seriously injured while opening his mail when a padded envelope explodes in his hands. The attack just came two days after a University of...
Jun 22, 2013
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Whitey Bulgerby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 22, 2011, mobster James “Whitey” Bulger is arrested in Santa Monica, California. The 81-year-old Bulger, one of the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted” fugitives, was arrested with his longtime companion, 60-year-old Catherine Greig, who fled...
Jun 21, 2013
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FBI Poster seeking information about missing civil rights actiivistsby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 21, 1964, civil rights workers Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and James Chaney are killed by a Ku Klux Klan lynch mob near Meridian, Mississippi. The three young men were...
Jun 20, 2013
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Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegelby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 20, 1947, mobster Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel is murdered at the home of his mistress Virginia Hill in Beverly Hills, California. Siegel had been talking to his associate Allen Smiley when three bullets were fired through a side...
Jun 19, 2013
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Julius and Ethel Rosenbergby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 19, 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are executed at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York. They had both been convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviets. Both had also refused to admit any...
Jun 18, 2013
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Alan Bergby Michael Thomas BarryOn June 18, 1984, talk radio personality Alan Berg, the self-described "man you love to hate," is gunned down and killed  in the driveway of his home in Denver, Colorado. The 50-year-old radio host, whose show on the station KOA gained a...
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...

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