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Title:
American justice : seven famous trials of the 20th century
Author:
Owens, L. L.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Logan, Iowa : Perfection Learning, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
56 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Summary:
Discusses some of the most watched American trials of the 20th century which focused around kidnapping, murder, spying, school segregation and freedom of the press.
General Note:
Includes index.

"#56235"
Language:
English
Contents:
Leopold and Loeb lose the "game" -- Lindbergh baby kidnapping -- Spies among us: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg -- A Step forward: Brown v. Board of Education -- Charles Manson's "family" business -- New York Times wins the right to publish -- O.J. Simpson stands trial for murder.
Reading Level:
530 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.4 1.0 43063.
ISBN:
9780780778313

9780789128690
Format :
Book

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Newstead Library KF220 .O94 2000 Juvenile Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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Summary

The most-watched American trials of the 20th century were centered around these issues. They became famous because people found them so interesting. The issues addressed their deepest beliefs. And they touched on their deepest fears. Each of these cases left its mark on the 20th century. Book jacket.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 4
Chapter 1. Leopold and Loeb Lose the "GAME"p. 5
Chapter 2. The Lindbergh Baby Kidnappingp. 12
Chapter 3. Spies Among Us: Julius and Ethel Rosenbergp. 20
Chapter 4. A Step Forward: Brown v. Board of Educationp. 26
Chapter 5. Charles Manson's "Family" Businessp. 31
Chapter 6. The New York Times Wins the Right to Publishp. 40
Chapter 7. O. J. Simpson Stands Trial for Murderp. 44
Glossaryp. 53
Indexp. 56

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