AN EYE FOR AN EYE —
A special edition of Yesterday’s News exploring the criminal justice system at its most extreme: Inflicting the Death Penalty…
Death of a Teenage Stenographer
Fifteen year old Ruth Wheeler, recent graduate of a secretarial school, excitedly picked up a referral from her alma mater and headed to her first job interview in a building on East 75th Street in New York City. She was not seen again alive. Two days later, a man living in the same building discovered that someone had dumped a gunny sack full of trash on his fire escape. But there was something not quite right about that bundle of garbage.