Lizzie Borden & the infam...

Jun 16, 2017 by

Here’s a news story about the Lizzie Borden double murder from just 5 days after the killings. Soon, this sensationally dramatic tale would rivet the nation.

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Charles Manson emerging as key...

May 14, 2016 by

Charles M Manson, accused in the mountain-desert area of rustling four-wheel-drive vehicles, has emerged as a key figure in the...

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How Charles Manson rose to be ...

May 14, 2015 by

Slayings suspect, born a social outcast, ‘rose’ to be cult leader By Jerry Cohen, Los Angeles Times Service Trouble came...

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US pulls out of Vietnam: Saigo...

Apr 30, 2015 by

Saigon Government Surrenders A triumphant Communist army rode tanks flying Viet Cong flags into Saigon today, ending 35 years of war...

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Before the Summer of Love: Hip...

Apr 16, 2015 by

San Francisco braces itself for influx of hippies Editor’s Note — San Francisco has survived the gold rush and the earthquake,...

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Martin Luther King Jr slain by...

Apr 4, 2015 by

Negro leader Dr King slain by lone Memphis assassin Widespread Negro violence, including arson and shooting, broke out in several...

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Aftermath of Martin Luther Kin...

Mar 23, 2015 by

The assassination of Dr Martin Luther King Jr triggered violence across the nation back in 1968.

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Attempted assassination of Pre...

May 14, 2014 by

1981: President Reagan was wounded in the chest Monday by a gunman who tried to assassinate him with a burst of .22-caliber bullets

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Concert review: The Doors were...

Nov 18, 2013 by

The Doors, musically, were somewhat a jar By Preston Reese By the time the Doors’ Jim Morrison mounted the Long Beach...

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New Amsterdam to now: New York...

Oct 19, 2013 by

Old New York: A perspective from 1898 The story of New York’s growth from a frontier settlement to the metropolis of the...

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Ford’s methods of remaki...

May 18, 2012 by

Ford’s methods of remaking human derelicts Famous philanthropist applies horse sense to ex-convicts in his man factory with...

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Civil War: Dispatches from Vir...

Apr 2, 2012 by

From Fortress Monroe Burnside advancing to Suffolk Great excitement in Norfolk Arrest of German Turners in Richmond American flags...

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Exploding the myths of Captain...

Mar 21, 2012 by

Many of today’s Halloween costumes and the tales of buried pirate treasure we all know can be traced back to the life and times of Captain William Kidd.

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New tricks of criminals (1896)

Mar 6, 2012 by

New tricks of criminals Chief Conlin tells of some novel devices Changing ears and nose — New way of disguising the eyes...

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