Chapter 1 of Chasing Lincoln’s Killer by James L. Swanson is about the assassination plan of Abraham Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth. This assassination plan had strengths and weaknesses. John Wilkes Booth was a twenty-six year old actor who was a strong, loyal, and passionate confederate. Booth and his conspirators had a mission to take down some of the top leaders of the United States of America - the President Abraham Lincoln, Vice President Johnson, and U.S Secretary of State William Seward. In assessing this plan, which is similar to any other assassination plan, it includes good and bad situations with conspirators, location/time, and also weapons.
President Obama announces that Osama Bin Laden was killed- May 1st, 2011 Osama Bin Laden 's death was very important because he is the founder of Al-Qaeda. It is also thought that he is the mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks. He is also an influence on the Muslim world for terrorists. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill to pass legalizing medical marijuana- August 1st, 2013 Illinois officially became the twentieth U.S. State to legalize medical cannabis. The law went into effect on January 1st, 2014, people with major diseases are allowed to buy a limited amount.
Robert F. Kennedy was a United States Senator in New York from 1965 up until his death in 1968. Kennedy was a man who could get his message heard by thousands of people in a very short amount of time due to the uprise in technology. Robert F. Kennedy used his power to say some words regarding the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. earlier that day. Kennedy channeled pathos, and used repetition, as well as appealing to anger, fear, and hope consistently throughout his speech. Robert F. Kennedy sunk his heart into the speech and moved many Americans in his final farewell to MLK Jr., as he pushed forward in supporting African-Americans and racial equality.
Elie Wiesel has received a Nobel Peace Prize, a Congressional Gold Medal, a Presidential Medal of Freedom awarded by George H. W. Bush, and many more awards. Francois Mauriac, a French writer, encouraged Elie Wiesel to write about his experiences in the death camps, this resulted in the writing of Night. Bestselling author
A Well Regulated Militia: The Founding Fathers and the Origins of Gun Control in America Latasha Custis The world today is relatively chaotic, but the book A Well Regulated Militia: The Founding Fathers and the Origins of Gun Control in America, written by Saul Cornell provides an in depth version of gun laws and the journey in which it assumed form as the second amendment. Cornell a graduate of the University of Sussex, Amherst College, B.A., and the University of Pennsylvania, M.A went on to become a professor and writer. He has instructed students in history since 1986 thru 1995. Cornell is considered as an achiever and an accomplished book writer. He won nine awards in lecturing and writing books from 1995 to 2004.
Gordon S. Wood, “the preeminent historian of the Revolution”, is a well known American historian who has received several awards such as the Pulitzer and Bancroft Prize for his historical books. In his book, The American Revolution: A History, he breaks down the key events based on his experiences and knowledge on the Revolutionary period. Wood was born in Concord, Massachusetts on November 27,1933. Wood teaches at many liberal renowned universities such as Brown, Cambridge, Northwestern , and Harvard. Now being eighty one years old, he recently retired from Brown University and lives in Providence, Rhode Island.
In this informative article titled “Everything, you need to know before watching the people vs. O.J. Simpson.” Writer Ashley Ross from Time magazine does just that. She gives you a rundown of what some people call the trial of the century. With the brand new television series that just aired on FX it was nice to have a reminder of what all led up to this monumental trial. As we are watching this series unfold with all of its glory it may slip your mind that this actually happened in 1994, when a very famous football player was accused and found not guilty in the murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson as well as her friend Ron Goldman, who was just dropping off a pair of glasses when he was brutally murdered.
The last call he said he had killed her.” Lynn says the man made the calls from Madison Square Garden and Times Square in New York City. “Most of the calls were in the evening,” she says, adding, “We thought maybe he lived somewhere else and works in the city and commutes.” The last call was on Aug. 27. • Watch our new 10-part true crime show, People Magazine Investigates, which debuts with the two-hour season premiere “The Long Island Serial Killer” on Monday, Nov. 7, at 9 p.m. ET on Investigation Discovery “When you start looking at taunting behavior attached to a serial murder case, it ratchets it up — you don’t see that with a lot of cases,” former FBI profiler Mary Ellen O’Toole tells PEOPLE. “It puts you at much higher risk of
The Book Thief A book report about The Book Thief, an amazing story by Markus Zusak. It was published by Transworld Publishers in 2005 and has won multiple awards and was also featured on New York Times best seller list.. The book contains a total of 554 pages and it’s a fictional and historical novel about the Holocaust and WW2 and we get to follow the story of Liesel Meminger. The book is about a young girl named Liesel Meminger and the entire story is narrated by Death himself. Liesel suddenly couldn’t live with her mother anymore and she gets placed in a foster home in the fictional town of Molching, Germany.
Boot is a military historian and foreign policy expert, with several other popular books under his belt. It was his last book, New York Times Bestseller "Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare From Ancient Times to the Present," that inspired Boot to research more about the Air Force officer that served both in the OSS and CIA. His curiosity
explaining that what she had gone through is something they may have to go through now. The movie continues by showing an artistic reenactment of the horrendous tragedy that was Hiroshima. From there she reenacts the assassination of JFK, Medgar, Martin Luther King Jr., and Malcom X. Moving forward she broadcast the civil rights movement from the style to the deep depression that followed. The video revisits it’s opening shot by discussing the 2008 debate between President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, in which Obama had won the Democratic Nomination.
who made them, his father George. Was the killer finally found? Steve’s account and theories were among the most interesting that I found in researching The Black Dahlia. As years went on Steve dove deeper and deeper into the death of Elizabeth Short and even wrote a bestseller about the case. It was titled The Black Dahlia Avenger that came out in 2003, which was the named dubbed to the killer of short in the media at the time.
In the first episode, “The Albii” of Serial, the podcast Sarah Koenig describes her introduction to Adnan Syed 's story by a lawyer and close friend to convicted murderer, Syed. That friend was Rabia Chaudry. Chaudry and her brother, who was a good friend to Syed, believed that he was wrongfully convicted for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Ming Lee. Chaudry contacted Koenig because of her earlier work as a reporter for the Baltimore Sun. Koenig had written a story about a disbarred, well-known attorney known for mishandling client money.