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Assata Sakur: A 20th Century Escaped Slave entails the stories swarming around the woman, Assata Olugbala Shakur. In May of 1973 she was involved in a shootout on the New Jersey Turnpike. She was accused of killing Werner Foerster, a New Jersey State Trooper and assaulting Trooper James Harper. The result: she was indicted for first-degree murder of Foerster and seven other felonies related to the shootout. A member of the Black Panther Party, she became a prime target of the Federal Bureau of Investigations Counterintelligence Program. When she joined the Black Liberation Army and went into hiding, between 1973 and 1977, she was placed on the FBIs Most Wanted List for three bank robberies, the kidnapping and murder of two drug dealers, and the attempted murder of two New Jersey police officers.
Using the evidence compiled by the commissioners, the authors demonstrate how and why the report was rejected by the American public over the past five decades. The book also provides new and compelling evidence which reveals not only Oswald’s guilt, but his clear motive which was never satisfactorily addressed by the Warren investigation.
“Beeler has written the raucous tale of a cocaine smuggler and incorrigible hedonist who paid for his adventures with life in prison—and would gladly have done it over again.” –Bruce Porter, author of the best-seller, Blow
“I’m no God damn rat! I’m a player. I’m a pirate. I’m a hedonist; and one hell of good smuggler, but I’m no rat! This is the true story of the events of my life. It involves arriving at the infamous Norman’s Cay in the Bahamas, participating in the island drug smuggling business, and the subsequent consequences that include stunning punishment for refusing to rat on my comrade in the courtroom.” –Jack Reed
Crazy Charlie, Carlo Lehder rose from a struggling, small time pot dealer to become a major godfather in the Medellin cartel, the crime syndicate largely responsible for initiating the cocaine epidemic plaguing American society since the late 1970s.
Readers will tremble in shock as they are guided through Indiana’s dark, hidden history, beginning in the 1820s during the Fall Creek Massacre and ending with explanations of today’s gruesome headlines. Ed Wenck delves into the dirtiest deeds of Indiana’s evil past in his new book, Hoosier Killers: Indiana’s Darkest History.