Killer Collections

In dime novels, outlaws Jesse and Frank James caught the nation's imagination with their daring bank robberies. A shocked nation followed the trial of thrill killers Leopold and Loeb as it played out in newspaper headlines.  Assassination attempts like that on President Gerald Ford have become recurring topics of the nightly news. As the ways we communicate improve, criminal acts have become an obsession with Americans, as technological advances bring the stories into our homes in real time.