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Category Archives: In the Media

In the Media: EAC on the Radio

I was recently interviewed by Leonard Sipes about “Early American Crime in the Media” for D.C. Public Safety Radio, which presents audio programs on crime, criminal offenders, and the criminal justice system. The program lasts a half hour and covers the criminal justice system in colonial America, how crime was covered in early American newspapers, […]

In the Media: Anthony Lamb and William Linsey Follow-up

Read my article on Anthony Lamb, who was perhaps America’s most successful transported convict, in February’s issue of The Readex Report: “‘Human Serpents sent us by our Mother Country’: The Transformation of Anthony Lamb, Transported Convict.” * * * J. L. Bell posted a follow-up to my recent article about the burglar William Linsey on […]

In the Media: The Last Hanging in New York State

John Warren has just posted an article on his New York History blog about a new online exhibit by the New York Correction History Society. The exhibit chronicles the last execution to be carried out by hanging in the state of New York. The hanging of John Greenwall for murder and burglary took place on […]

In the Media: EAC in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Early American Crime has appeared in the press once again, this time in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette. The article, “Crime and punishment: Trip to the Colonies” includes an interview with me about convict transportation, the Early American Crime website, and the release of my new e-book on Convict Transportation from Great Britain to the […]

In the Media: EAC in the Westborough News

Early American Crime was recently featured in the Westborough News. The article covers the completion of my year-long series on British convict transportation to colonial America and includes a short Q&A with me about the project. Read the full article here [no longer available online].