20th Century Crime

Prohibition in the 1920's

Crime - 20th Century Crime

Written by Peter Fitzgerald

In 1917 the American Senate put forward a proposed Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution to ban the sale and manufacture of alcohol in the United States. This amendment was put forward because...
 

Organized Crime in the 1920’s and Prohibition

Crime - 20th Century Crime

Written by Tim Nash

What a time the 1920’s was, with the party atmosphere it was certainly a time of great criminal activity, with the prohibition laws in America and the world in an economic depression.

The people...
 

Martin Luther King Jr Facts

Crime - 20th Century Crime

Written by Tim Nash

Born January 15th 1929 in Atlanta Georgia, Son of Martin Luther king Sr and Alberta Williams Kings. Martin Luther King Sr and Jr originally had the name Michael King, after a trip to Germany in...
 

When the Killing of Martin Luther King Shook the World

Crime - 20th Century Crime

Written by Tim Nash

While many of the more spectacular 20th century crimes make great movies and make exciting headlines and stories, not all acts done by criminals have any social importance.  But the killing of...
 

The Stealing of the Mona Lisa

Crime - 20th Century Crime

Written by Tim Nash

There are some 20th century crimes that are so exotic and amazing that they seem to be scripts for a fantastic movie even more than a real crime.  The robbing of Fort Knox or the escape from...
 

The Power of Organized Crime in America

Crime - 20th Century Crime

Written by Tim Nash

There is something about the American mindset that occasionally makes heroes out of criminals.  From Jessie James to Al Capone, as much as our law enforcement no doubt wishes it would not happen...
 

The Legendary of Bonnie and Clyde

Crime - 20th Century Crime

Written by Tim Nash

It possible that in the history of 20th century crime, there may be no two bank robbers that achieved such a tremendous fan club as Bonnie and Clyde.  These two criminals have been able to touch...
 

Saint Valentine's Day Massacre - The Bloodiest Valentine Day 1929

Crime - 20th Century Crime

Written by Tim Nash

Many prohibition era criminals have become folk heroes and topics of popular movies such as Pretty Boy Floyd and Al Capone.  But the rule of organized crime particularly in large urban cities...
 

Cybercrime and How to Stop It.

Crime - 20th Century Crime

Written by Tim Nash

The internet has been one of the most important technical innovations in history.  The way we all have access to an entire world of information and entertainment right through our computers is...
 

Crimes at the Highest Level of Government

Crime - 20th Century Crime

Written by Tim Nash

Unfortunately, criminal activity is not just limited to what we commonly think of as the "criminal element".  Many times, people who are at high levels of power and trust take advantage of the...
 

Columbine Massacre - A Horrible Crime Carried Out by Children

Crime - 20th Century Crime

Written by Tim Nash

In the annals of 20th century crime, there have been a lot of grisly or shocking crimes committed that have taken the public consciousness by surprise.  But maybe no crime so shocked and appalled...
 

 

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