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    Edgar Hoover Biography

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    Throughout his whole career J. Edgar Hoover misused FBI resources for catching criminals and for his own personal use of blackmail through illegal wiretaps and pictures. He did not care who he hurt as long as he was in control and got what he wanted out of the individual or group he was keeping tabs on. Hoover let presidents know that he had dirt on them as well. For example, “March 22, 1962, Hoover had lunch with President Kennedy. Hoover told him that through bugs and wiretaps, the FBI had learned

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    Looking into the Abyss

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    piece of information is unleashed on the public by reporters breathless with anticipation. Horrors pile upon horrors and we drink it all in. None of this is new, of course. Hangings were public spectacles through the nineteenth century. The Lindbergh kidnapping entranced a nation in the middle of the Depression. The exploits of Bonnie and Clyde and John Dillinger rivaled gangster movies for public attention. There is an irony in this, buried deep beneath the surface. The evil which attracts and

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    Maurice Sendak: Through Controversy To Success “These are difficult times for children. Children have to be brave to survive what the world does to them. And this world is scrungier and rougher and dangerouser than it ever was before”—Maurice Sendak Throughout the past fifty years, Maurice Sendak has been a challenging and inventive voice for children’s literature. His work will continue to be entertaining and educational for young children and adults alike for many years to come. Sendak

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    The Evolution of Electronic Court Coverage

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    The Evolution of Electronic Court Coverage A trial is a public event. What transpires in the court room is public property...There is no special perquisite of the judiciary which enables it, as distinguished from other institutions of democratic government, to suppress, edit, or censor events which transpire in proceedings before it.” Justice William O. Douglas, 19471 “Picture taking in the courtroom is more than disconcerting. It does not comport with the traditional notions of a fair

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    Bringing Adam Home

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    Introduction Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed America is an eye opening book about the abduction and murder of Adam Walsh by Ottis Toole. This book highlighted many flaws in the criminal justice system. These flaws through the efforts of the Walsh family were essentially fixed for the time being. The resulting corrections made to the criminal justice system are; the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act, faces on milk cartons

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    Maurice Sendak

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    Maurice Sendak Maurice Sendak was born June 10, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York. His parents were poor immigrants from Poland who came to America before World War I. Many of his relatives died in the Holocaust, and this was an important influence upon his childhood. His parents were always upset about the relatives they had lost and the cloud of death was always in the air. He even drew the faces of some of his relatives who died in the Holocaust in Isaac Bashevis Singer’s Zlateh the Goat. Sendak

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    There is an average of 823.7 deaths in a population of 100,000, 2,626,418 deaths per year and a life expectancy rate of 78.8 years. People die every day from illness, accidents, and natural causes. In this play the concept of mortality is woven throughout using comedy to get the point across. Mere Mortals by David Ives is piece made up of six one-act comedies put together to create one big play. With the first look at these six acts it is as if there is absolutely no connection to them, as if they

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    "The question with which we must deal is not whether a substantial proportion of American citizens, would today, if polled, opine that capital punishment is barbarously cruel, but whether they would find it to be so in light of all information presently available. -Justice Thurgood Marshall Family members of the wrongfully convicted, This letter is for everyone out there who has ever suffered. Anyone who has ever felt the infallibility of our criminal justice system. Anyone who believes that

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