Years before the “Central Park Five” black and brown young men saw their exoneration, a black man named George Whitmore Jr. would eventually see freedom. The case dubbed “The Career Girl Murders” left New York reeling on August 28, 1963. The day remained fraught with both terror and promise as this also marked the day of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington, D.C. But just over two hundred miles away in Manhattan, New York City, the horrific slayings of Janice Wylie, 21, and Emily Hoffert, 23, occurred.
A drawing of Jesus hung in display in the chapel for more than two decades. The portrait had looked so refined and accurate that the chaplain decided that the artist warranted some kind of slice of redemption for a minor crime compared to the reason for his future execution. The artist was Perry Smith, one half of the murderous duo with Richard Hickok who brutally dispatched the Clutter family.
Adultery should be blasted away by just being upfront with romantic partners. If one person or both people in the couple choose to seek out extramarital relations, then they should just have the integrity to tell their significant other.
Some people say that sometimes people just like to kill. But what is at the psychological root of such a transgression? With the case of Charlie Starkweather, his ill intelligence did not contribute to his murder spree along with accomplice Caril Ann Fugate.
Just before the Christmas season in 1955 swung into full gear, United Airlines Flight 629 exploded over Denver, Colorado airspace at 7:03 in the evening. 44 people perished in the explosion. From where did all of this stem? The alleged poor upbringing of a vicious monster named John “Jack” Gilbert Graham. He felt that along with his mother, 43 other souls had to die.
A man in blue silk pajamas laid out on the floor motionless and unresponsive. The man on the deck claimed the name Serge Rubinstein. This financial mastermind also lived life as a playboy and denizen of Café society. In his years he had generated a fortune of at least a million dollars and almost as many enemies.