The Resource Thirty-Eight Witnesses : The Kitty Genovese Case, A. M. Rosenthal, (electronic resource)

Thirty-Eight Witnesses : The Kitty Genovese Case, A. M. Rosenthal, (electronic resource)

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Thirty-Eight Witnesses : The Kitty Genovese Case
Title
Thirty-Eight Witnesses
Title remainder
The Kitty Genovese Case
Statement of responsibility
A. M. Rosenthal
Title variation
  • 38 witnesses
  • Kitty Genovese case
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Language
eng
Summary
A Pulitzer Prize{u2013}winning journalist{u2019}s groundbreaking account of the crime that shocked New York City{u2014}and the world In the early hours of March 13, 1964, twenty-eight-year-old Catherine 2Kitty3 Genovese was stabbed to death in the middle-class neighborhood of Kew Gardens, Queens. The attack lasted for more than a half hour{u2014}enough time for Genovese{u2019}s assailant to move his car and change hats before returning to rape and kill her just a few steps from her front door. Yet it was not the brutality of the murder that made it international news. It was a chilling detail Police Commissioner Michael Joseph Murphy shared with A. M. Rosenthal of the New York Times: Thirty-eight of Genovese{u2019}s neighbors witnessed the assault{u2014}and none called for help. To Rosenthal, who had recently returned to New York after spending a decade overseas and would become the Times{u2019}s longest-serving executive editor, that startling statistic spoke volumes about both the turbulence of the 1960s and the enduring mysteries of human nature. His impassioned coverage of the case sparked a firestorm of public indignation and led to the development of the psychological theory known as the 2bystander effect.3 Thirty-Eight Witnesses is indispensable reading for students of journalism and anyone seeking to learn about one of the most infamous crimes of the twentieth century
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364.152/3092
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Thirty-Eight Witnesses : The Kitty Genovese Case, A. M. Rosenthal, (electronic resource)
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Thirty-Eight Witnesses : The Kitty Genovese Case, A. M. Rosenthal, (electronic resource)
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9781504026437
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