Froth & Scum: Truth, Beauty, Goodness, and the Ax Murder in America's First Mass Medium

· Univ of North Carolina Press

About this ebook

Two notorious antebellum New York murder cases_a prostitute slashed in an elegant brothel and a tradesman bludgeoned by the brother of inventor Samuel Colt_set off journalistic scrambles over the meanings of truth, objectivity, and the duty of the press t

About the author

Andie Tucher, editorial producer of The Twentieth Century documentary series at ABC News, was a Clinton campaign speechwriter. She lives in New York.

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