True Crime

GUESTS: Ann Rule Author of more than fifteen books including 12 New York Times bestsellers. Her newest is Bitter Harvest [Simon & Schuster, 1997] Former Seattle Policewoman Mark Seltzer Author, Serial Killers: Death and Life in America's Wound Culture [Routledge, 1998] and Bodies and Machines [Routledge 1992] Professor of English, Cornell University Barbara R. Kirwin Forensic psychologist Author, The Mad, the Bad, and the Innocent [Little Brown & Co. 1997] Do you slow down on the highway when passing a gruesome crash scene? Did you watch with rapt attention as the bizarre story of the murder of Nicole Brown-Simpson and her companion unfolded on your television screen? Americans seem to devour all they can get of the true-life tales of Jeffrey Dahmer and JonBenet Ramsey...so are we obsessed by the blood and gore that result from the extreme and freakish behavior of our fellow human beings? Ray Suarez and guests discuss true crime.

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