Posts Tagged ‘Crime’

Robert Mazur

June 26 . 2012

Robert Mazur began infiltrating  bankers behind the Medellín cartel and meticulously gathered evidence for years until, during a fake wedding, federal agents arrested over 40 high-ranking criminals and he tells how in The Infiltrator.

Paul Zak, Jerry McGill

May 21 . 2012

The Moral Molecule is Paul Zak’s  first-hand account of the discovery of a molecule that makes us moral revealing that compassion is part of our nature and what it means to be human. Then, Dear Marcus is a reflection on Jerry McGill’s childhood, and written as a letter to the man who shot him, whom he calls Marcus; it was the event that changed his life in an instant and left him with a disability.

Larry Hancock

May 18 . 2012

In The Awful Grace of God, Larry Hancock chronicles a multi-year effort to kill Martin Luther King Jr. by a group of the nation’s most violent right-wing extremists.

Col. Thomas J. Foley

May 11 . 2012

The news of the notorious gangster Whitey Bulger’s capture—after sixteen years on the FBI’s Most Wanted list—swept the nation Col. Thomas J. Foley tells what happened in Most Wanted.

R. Andrew Chesnut

May 1 . 2012

R. Andrew Chesnut shows how Santa Muerte, a skeleton saint with millions of devotees, has become the patron saint of drug traffickers in Devoted to Death.

David Corn, Mark Potok

April 16 . 2012

In Showdown, political journalist David Corn captures the dilemmas faced by a president assailed by disappointed progressives and defiantly obstructionist Republicans determined to see his defeat. Then, Mark Potok with the Southern Poverty Law Center talks about the rise of racial intolerance in the Trayvon Martin case.

Sarah Burns

April 9 . 2012

The Central Park Five is the spellbinding account of the real facts of the Central Park jogger case; Sarah Burns powerfully reexamines one of New York City’s most notorious crimes and its aftermath.

David Scheffer

April 2 . 2012

All the Missing Souls is  David Scheffer‘s gripping insider’s account of the international gamble to prosecute those responsible for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity, and to redress some of the bloodiest human rights atrocities in our time.

David K. Shipler

March 12 . 2012

Pulitzer Prize winning  journalist, David K. Shipler takes an impassioned, incisive look at the violations of civil liberties in the U.S. that have accelerated over the past decade—and their direct impact on our lives in The Rights Of The People.

Raymond Bonner

March 7 . 2012

From Pulitzer Prize–winner Raymond Bonner, Anatomyof Injustice is the gripping story of a grievously mishandled murder case that put a twenty-three-year-old man on death row. It was a case plagued by incompetent court-appointed defense attorneys, a virulent prosecution, and both misplaced and contaminated evidence.