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Title Crimes of the 20th century : a chronology / contributing writers: Bill G. Cox [and others].

Publication Info. New York : Crescent Books : Distributed by Outlet Book Co., a Random House Co., [1991]
1991

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Description 319 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
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Contents 20th Century Crime and the FBI -- Real Crimes Turned into Books and Movies -- Scotland Yard in the Beginning -- Forensix Medicine -- Fingerprinting -- Wiretapping and Surveillance -- DNA Typing -- Computers in Law Enforcement -- Psychological Profiles of Criminals -- The Economic Impact of Crime -- Age as It Relates to Criminals -- Identifying the Most Common Victims -- Crimes of the 20th Century.
[1900s] Chicago May Churchill and Eddie Guerin -- Charles Jones and Albert Patrick -- Pat Crowe -- Adam Worth -- Leon Czolgosz -- Therese Humbert -- Otto Sandhuber -- Tom Horn -- Cassie Chadwick -- Arthur Deveureux -- Johann Hoch -- Harry Thaw -- Wilhelm Voight -- Jeanne Weber -- Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid -- Belle Gunness.
[1910s] Dr. Hawley Crippen -- Ada and Minna Everleigh -- Vincenzo Perrugia -- Frederick Seddon -- Jules Bonnot -- Leo Frank -- George Smith -- Birdman of Alcatraz (Robert Stroud) -- Mata Hari (Gertrude Zelle) -- Louis Voison -- Black Sox.
[1920s] Sacco and Vanzetti -- Charles Ponzi -- Henry Starr -- Major Herbert Armstrong -- William Taylor (victim) -- Henri Landru -- Rev. Edward Hall and Eleanor Mills (victims) -- Frederick Bywaters and Edith Thompson -- Marie-Marguerite Fahmy -- Leopold and Loeb -- Sidney Reilly -- Ruth Snyder and Judd Gray -- Earle Nelson -- St. Valentine's Day Massacre.
[1930s] Carl Panzram -- Starr Faithfull (victim) -- Peter Kurten -- Lt. Thomas Massie -- Al Capone -- Legs Diamond -- Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping -- Owney Madden -- Libby Holman -- Christine and Lea Papin -- Ivar Kreuger -- Bonnie and Clyde -- John Dillinger -- Pretty Boy Floyd -- Baby Face Nelson -- Ma Barker and Her Boys -- Alma Rattenbury and George Stoner -- Albert Fish.
[1940s] Sir Henry Broughton -- Gordon Cummins -- Hitler's Reichsbank -- Neville Heath -- Black Dahlia (Elizabeth Short -- victim) -- Willie Sutton -- Hans van Meegeren -- Caryl Chessman -- John Haigh -- Howard Unruh.
[1950s] Brinks Robbery -- Julius and Ethel Rosenberg -- Raymond Fernandez and Martha Beck -- Donald Maclean -- Ferdinand Demara -- John Christie -- Carl Hall and Bonnie Heady -- Dr. Samuel Sheppard -- Ruth Ellis -- George Metesky -- Ed Gein -- Charles Starkweather and Caril Fugate -- Cheryl Crane -- Richard Hickock and Perry Smith.
[1960s] French Connection -- Boston Strangler (Albert DeSalvo) -- Joe Valachi -- Santos and Cayetano Hernandez and Magdalena and Eleazor Solis -- Great Train Robbery -- Lee Harvey Oswald -- Frank Sinatra, Jr. (victim) -- Delfina and Maria Gonzales -- Kitty Genovese (victim) -- Dr. Carl Coppolino -- Ian Brady and Myra Hindley -- Richard Speck -- Charles Whitman -- Valerie Percy (victim) -- James Earl Ray -- Mary Bell -- Sirhan Sirhan -- Barbara Mackle (victim) -- Dr. John Hill -- Charles Manson -- Tony Boyle.
[1970s] Capt. Jeffrey MacDonald -- Juan Corona -- D.B. Cooper -- Robert Vesco -- J. Paul Getty III (victim) -- Patty Hearst -- Robert Trippet -- Richard John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan -- Jimmy Hoffa (victim) -- Albert Spaggiari -- Gary Gilmore -- Helen Brach (victim) -- Son of Sam (David Berkowitz) -- Stanley Rifkin -- Sid Vicious -- Rev. Jim Jones -- Joyn Wayne Gacy -- Hillside Strangler (Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi) -- Ted Bundy -- Jacques Mesrine.
[1980s] Jean Harris -- Alice Chamberlain -- John Lennon (victim) -- Claus von Bulow -- Yorkshire Ripper (Peter Sutcliffe) -- John W. Hinckley, Jr. -- Jack Abbott -- Wayne Williams -- John DeLorean -- Benjamin Ng, Kwan Fai Mak, and Wai-Chiu Ng -- Konrad Kujau -- Christopher Wilder -- Billionaire Boys Club -- James Huberty -- Larry Eyler -- Mayflower Madam (Sydney Biddle Barrows) -- Bernhard Goetz -- Gary Dotson -- John Walker -- Dian Fossey (victim) -- Robert Chambers -- Charles H. Keating, Jr. -- Joel Steinberg -- Laurie Dann -- Michael Milken -- John List -- Lyle and Erik Menendez -- Charles Stuart -- Manuel Noriega.
Summary Examines over 150 offenses, the victims, criminals, and final outcomes. The book is arranged chronologically, each chapter covering a ten-year period.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Subject Crime -- History -- 20th century.
Crime. (OCoLC)fst00882984
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Cox, Bill G.
Added Title Crimes of the twentieth century
Standard No. 045863052469
ISBN 0517052466
9780517052464

 
    
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