The Bremerton Party Massacre

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…

Six Dead At Erland’s Point

Episode 139 is the gruesome story of a home invasion, circa 1934, a case that seemed so random that it took over a year to crack one of the most brutal mass murders witnessed by the Pacific Northwest. The small-town police are at first presented as in over their heads, but they remained dogged in their pursuit, and justice will be served. Eventually.

Theme Music by Dave Sams
Media management by Sean R. Jones
Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun

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The Diary Of The Greenwich Village Madcap

YESTERDAY’S NEWS —

Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism…

The Complicated Death of Starr Faithfull

Episode 138 is the case that inspired the John O’Hara novel and Elizabeth Taylor film “BUtterfield 8,” the sad, sordid tale of a beautiful girl with an evocative name and a traumatic past that put her on a road to ruin. The finding of her body led to a probe deep into the social fabric of three cities on two continents.
The telling of the story isn’t especially graphic, but it does go to dark, dark places.
Just so you know.

Theme Music by Dave Sams
Media management by Sean R. Jones
Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun

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