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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Dr. Chris Haveman, native of Bellingham, WA, now teaching at UWA, discusses his book Rivers of Sand: Creek Indian Emigration, Relocation, and Ethnic Cleansing in the American South, published by the University of Nebraska Press in 2016. Chris won the 2017 AHA James F. Sulzby Award for best book on Alabama history published in the previous two years.