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Sunday Reading: Crimes of Passion

In 1859, Daniel Sickles, a congressman from New York, shot his wife’s lover—the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia and the son of Francis Scott Key—in Lafayette Square, across the street from the White House. Sickles invoked the…

Three Podcasts to Listen to in March

Bob Dylan wrote a song about Rubin (Hurricane) Carter, the famous middleweight boxer who was twice convicted and twice reprieved of a triple murder, in 1966, at a bar in Paterson, New Jersey, and Denzel Washington played him in a…
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