The Leopold and Loeb Files

The Leopold and Loeb Files

An Intimate Look at One of America's Most Infamous Crimes

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1924. University of Chicago students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb were looking for a thrill. The brutal, cold-blood murder of 14-year-old Bobby Franks would come to captivate the country and unfold into what many dubbed the crime of the century. Barrett returns to the primary sources-- confessions, interrogation transcripts, psychological reports, and more-- to look past all of the stories that have been spun in the last 90 years, and focus on the heart of the crime. In doing so she addresses issues of morality, sanity, sexuality, religious assimilation, parental grief and responsibility, remorse, and the use of the death penalty. -- adapted from back cover.
Publisher: Chicago :, Midway,, [2018]
ISBN: 9781572842403
Branch Call Number: 364.1523 BA
Characteristics: vii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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