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Here is a selection of some of Richard's favorite recent articles. Medium articles are supplied with a friend's link, so you may read them for free.

Nov. 11, 2020

The Minister's Wife

A fatal dose of strychnine kills a pastor. Was Dolly Gish to blame?

Nov. 6, 2020

Submarine Down!

A sailor's mistake sends Submarine S-5 plunging to the bottom of the sea, trapping its crew in a fight for survival.

Oct. 2, 2020

Breaking into Prison

You might too, if you had stashed a perpetual motion machine there

Sept. 29, 2020

The Return of the Hobo Heiress

The adventures of Runaway Heiress Laura Louisa Fletcher did not end after her disappearance in 1920. Her tragic life continued to entertain readers from coast to coast.

Sept. 28, 2020

The Battleship that Flew

The Boeing GA-1: The U. S. Army’s ultimate ground assault aircraft?

Sept. 25, 2020

When Lawmen Go Bad

Marshal Henry Newton Brown robs a Kansas bank.

Sept. 21, 2020

Wall Street Explodes

100 years ago a bomb blast shook New York, killing 38 people.

Sept. 18, 2020

They’re Using Real Explosives!

An Army battle re-enactment goes horribly wrong when audience members stray into the field of fire.

Sept. 16, 2020

An Heiress is Missing

When seventeen year old Laura Louisa Fletcher vanishes, the world takes notice.

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