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'Rose Man of Sing Sing' Tells Tabloid Story

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'Rose Man of Sing Sing' Tells Tabloid Story

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'Rose Man of Sing Sing' Tells Tabloid Story

'Rose Man of Sing Sing' Tells Tabloid Story

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Author James McGrath Morris's latest book, Rose Man of Sing Sing relays the true story of Charles Chapin, a tabloid newspaper editor of the early 20th century. Chapin was a pioneer of the tabloid style of journalism who ended up in prison after killing his wife. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and Morris.