America’s First Murder Mystery

June 26, 2013

[1] Hour 2:        Can the beginning of tabloid culture be traced to a high-profile murder in 1799 and two rivals’ quest to solve it? We’ll talk this hour with Paul Collins [2], assistant professor of English at Portland State University. His new book is “Duel with the Devil: The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America’s First Sensational Murder Mystery” (Crown, 2013).

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[2] Paul Collins: http://www.literarydetective.com/Paul_Collins/About.html

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