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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Transcript here: https://otter.ai/u/HKSiPpEyp5yUbQ9XaP2WK6MZwGo This episode, we speak with John O’Keefe, author of Stranger Citizens: Migrant Influence and National Power in the Early American Republic—https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501756092/stranger-citizens/#bookTabs=1 John is Associate Professor of History at Ohio University-Chillicothe We spoke to John about his interest in the history of what is still an ongoing, modern debate – who can be a citizen and who decides, how migrants responded to attempts to limit their rights in the early formative years of our republic, and what were some of his favorite historical stories that he uncovered in his research.