Posts Tagged ‘Crime’

Craig R. Whitney

January 3 . 2013

In Living With Guns, veteran New York Times editor Craig Whitney carefully reexamines America’s relationship with guns, showing how guns are an important part of American culture.

Errol Morris

September 7 . 2012

Academy Award-winning filmmaker and former private detective Errol Morris examines the nature of evidence and proof in the infamous Jeffrey MacDonald murder case in A Wilderness of Error.

Brandon Garrett

September 4 . 2012

DNA exonerations have shattered confidence in the criminal justice system by exposing how often we have convicted the innocent and let the guilty walk free.  Brandon Garrett examines what went wrong in the cases of the first 250 wrongfully convicted people to be freed in Convicting the Innocent.

Jacqueline Salit, Pat Brown

August 20 . 2012

Independents Rising is a revealing look at how independent voters have been upending the political establishment for thirty years – and how they’ll decide the future of American politics (independentvoting.org). Later, criminal profiler, Pat Brown tells you How To Save Your Daughter’s Life.

 

Josh Horwitz, Nina Chanpreet Kaur

August 8 . 2012

Is it time to take common sense measures to make it harder for some people to obtain weapons? Josh Horwitz with the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence on the mass shooting in a Sikh temple near Milwaukee  and then Nina Chanpreet Kaur talks about her faith and what she’s doing to help reduce violence worldwide. Peace First.

Robert Zorn, George W. Grayson

July 18 . 2012

Using personal possessions and documents, never-before seen photographs, and new forensic evidence, Robert Zorn has written a shocking and captivating account of the kidnapping of the Lindbergh baby in Cemetery John. Then, George Grayson takes you into the world of  Los Zetas, and how it became Mexico’s most diabolical criminal organization in The Executioner’s Men.

Nancy Mullane

July 10 . 2012

Life After Murder is Nancy Mullane‘s compelling story of five convicted murderers sentenced to life with the possibility of parole, who discover after decades in prison that their second chance, is also the challenge of a lifetime.

David Talbot

July 9 . 2012

In Season of the Witch, David Talbot recounts the gripping story of San Francisco in the turbulent years between 1967 and 1982—and of the extraordinary men and women who led to the city’s ultimate rebirth and triumph.

Deanne Stillman

July 5 . 2012

Deanne Stillman’s Desert Reckoning is set against the backdrop of two competing visions of land and space, and explores what happened when a desert hermit who loved animals and hated civilization took his last stand, gunning down a beloved deputy sheriff when he approached his trailer at high noon on a scorching day.

Shari Johnson, Alex Grecian

June 29 . 2012

Christians can change their minds on homosexuality says Shari Johnson who is the author of Above All Things and is president of the PFLAG chapter in Odessa, Texas.  Alex Grecian‘s debut novel, The Yard is an imaginative historical thriller that takes readers to London, circa 1889, in the years of the city’s legendary police force.