One day in 2012, when I was visiting the Osage Nation Museum, in Oklahoma, I saw a panoramic photograph on the wall. Taken in 1924, the picture showed a seemingly innocent pageant of members of the tribe alongside white settlers, but a section had been cut out. When I asked the museum director why, she said it contained the image of a figure so frightening that she’d decided to remove it.
The historic investigation into the systematic murder of Osage Native Americans for their oil in the 1920s. This Fight is Our Fight The Massachusetts senator's crusade to save the middle class. Excerpts from the authors unpublished notebooks from a Southern road trip and Patty Hearst’s trial. The importance of mercy in our lives. The former Marine and Yale Law School graduate's account of growing up poor in a white working class neighborhood.
The FBI burnished its reputation by gunning down Depression-era gangster John Dillinger and bringing to justice the kidnapper of Charles Lindbergh’s baby. However, a more challenging but long forgotten investigation a decade earlier gave the fledgling agency its first major success.