From June, 1962 through January, 1964, women in the city of Boston lived in fear of the infamous Strangler. Over those 19 months, he committed 13 known murders-crimes that included vicious sexual assaults and bizarre stagings of the victims' bodies. After the largest police investigation in Massachusetts history, handyman Albert DeSalvo confessed and went to prison. Despite DeSalvo's full confession and imprisonment, authorities would never put him on trial for the actual murders. And more t ...
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Charles Oscar Harris was a long-time Alabama legislator and community leader during and after Reconstruction. Through genealogical research, his Black and White descendants discovered each other. With Dr. Richard Bailey, they discuss Harris's historical importance, and with Scotty Kirkland they discuss the process of securing a historical marker. This is part of the Alabama Historical Association Facebook Live series, "2020 & the Future of Alabama History. Recorded on November 17, 2020.