Mass Murderers

 
October 14 2009, Denise Noe
Charles Manson Thirty-five years after the Tate-LaBianca murders, it's time to demystify the would-be messiah that Vincent Bugliosi portrayed in the best-selling true-crime book of all time,...
 
July 26 2011, Mark Pulham
Charles Whitman’s killing rampage from the Tower at the University of Texas on August 1, 1966 led to the creation of S.W.A.T. teams in every major city across the United States.  During the 90...
 
July 25 2012, J. Patrick O'Connor
Updated January 26, 2013 and March 13, 2013 The Century 16 theater in Aurora CO The mass murder in Aurora, Colorado was as senseless and as inevitable as any of the mass murders that preceded it...
 
December 18 2012, David Robb
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...
 
January 21 2013, J. Patrick O'Connor
Revised April 8, 2013 A month after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, President Obama called for sweeping legislation to stem “the epidemic of violence” confronting the United States....
 
Known as one of the greatest madmen in history, Adolf Hitler was one of life's pathetic losers - a school dunce, a failed artist, a sexual impotent, a sociopathic racist and a drug addict suffering...

America’s First Trial by TV: The Bombing of Flight 629

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John Gilbert ‘Jack’ Graham, smiling as he enters Colorado’s Death Row.  The bombing of United Airlines Flight 629 on November 1, 1955, that killed all 44 persons aboard was the most unusual,...

The Boston Marathon Bombings

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The Boston Marathon bombings were the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil since the World Trade Center catastrophe on September 11, 2001. That the suspected bombers are immigrants of Chechen...

A Horrible Mercy

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Private Henry Tandey, England’s most decorated World War I hero, took mercy on a wounded German soldier and let him live. On the eve of World War II, Tandey found out the life he spared was that of...
Oct 28, 2010
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In 2004, Denise Noe wrote "The Manson Myth" for Crime Magazine, an article debunking the charismatic image of Charles Manson propagated by Prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi in the best-selling true crime book of all time, Helter Skelter.  Noe wrote that...
May 12, 2014
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John Gilbert ‘Jack’ Graham, smiling as he enters Colorado’s Death Row.  The bombing of United Airlines Flight 629 on November 1, 1955, that killed all 44 persons aboard was the most unusual, destructive and ultimately futile acts of mass murder in American history. by...
Apr 21, 2014
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The Boston Marathon bombings were the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil since the World Trade Center catastrophe on September 11, 2001. That the suspected bombers are immigrants of Chechen heritage who had been nurtured for over a decade in Cambridge made it all the worse...
Oct 7, 2013
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Private Henry Tandey, England’s most decorated World War I hero, took mercy on a wounded German soldier and let him live. On the eve of World War II, Tandey found out the life he spared was that of Corporal Adolph Hitler. by David Robb It was an act of mercy that led to the...
Sep 12, 2013
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Sept. 12, 2013Major General Vasili BlokhinStalin’s chief executioner was Major General Vasili Blokhin. Over a 25-year-period he executed more than 50,000 “enemies of the state.”  In March 1940, General Blokhin personally executed all 8,000 of the captured Polish officers on...
Jul 1, 2013
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Italian Hall, December 1913 by David Robb Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is cold in the winter, with temperatures often dipping below zero, but Christmas Eve 1913 was particularly cold. The region’s 9,000 unionized copper miners – mostly immigrants from Italy, Poland and Croatia...
May 30, 2013
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Known as one of the greatest madmen in history, Adolf Hitler was one of life's pathetic losers - a school dunce, a failed artist, a sexual impotent, a sociopathic racist and a drug addict suffering from both manic depression and Parkinsson's disease. But was he also a...
Apr 5, 2013
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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...
Jan 21, 2013
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Revised April 8, 2013 A month after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, President Obama called for sweeping legislation to stem “the epidemic of violence” confronting the United States. The next day, the National Rifle Association called the President’s proposal to...
Jan 3, 2013
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Editor’s Note: The first Al Qaeda attack on the American homeland was the February 26, 1993 bombing at The World Trade Center, a complex owned and operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. This attack killed six people and injured more than a thousand. It also...

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