Classic tales of the 

SCANDALS, SCOUNDRELS, and SCOURGES

of the past as told from the

HISTORIC NEWSPAPERS in the

GOLDEN AGE of YELLOW JOURNALISM

Featured EPisode

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The Ordeal Of C. Frederick Kohl

Episode 444 is the strange story of a double tragedy. On one side we have a woman apparently driven insane with the desire to avenge crimes that exist only in her own mind. Her obsession has serious consequences for an innocent man.

From The Vault

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A Bullet To The Editor

The Solteldo-Barton Affair

Episode 247 strikes a little close to home for me. Having spent 25 years working in a newsroom with very little security, the possibility of an indignant individual bursting in with a gun and opening fire because he didn’t like what was printed, was a constant (albeit low-grade) fear. In this case, when the bullets start flying and witnesses start ducking out the door, it’s hard to tell who shot who.

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