Star Spangled Scandal

Sex, Murder, and the Trial that Changed America
Product Number: EB00729804
Released: Jun 25, 2019
Business Term: 1 Year
ISBN: #9781621578956
Publisher: Regnery History
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The year is 1859 and Congressman Daniel Sickles and his beautiful wife Teresa are the toast of Washington, D.C. society. President James Buchanan is godfather to their daughter. Philip Barton Key, U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia (and the son of Francis Scott Key), is one of the couple's closest friends-so close, in fact, that he often escortes the beautiful Mrs. Sickles to social events when the congressman is too busy. Revelers in D.C. are accustomed to the sight of the congressman's wife with the tall, Apollo-like Philip Barton Key, who is considered "the handsomest man in all Washington society foremost among the popular men of the capital." Then one day Congressman Daniel Sickles receives an anonymous note about his wife and Key, setting into motion a tragic course of events that culminates in a bloody confrontation in the street that leaves one man dead and the other charged with murder. This is the riveting true story of the murder and historic trial that shocked 19th century America, now brought to vivid life by historian Chris DeRose with the help of Mrs. Sickles' writings and other primary sources.

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Author(s): Chris DeRose
Original Publish Date: Jun 25, 2019

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Author(s): Chris DeRose
Product Number DD42807
Released: Jun 25, 2019
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ISBN: #9781538495278
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Author(s): Chris DeRose
Product Number Z100145153
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ISBN: #9781538495315

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