RE: [civilwarwest] Re: The Killing of Nelson
- Avoid the Keneally book like the plague.
Swanberg's old "Sickles the Incredible" is one of my favorite bios, and it
holds up pretty well (well enough for Keneally to cite it about 1,000
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Subject: [civilwarwest] Re: The Killing of Nelson
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Dave Mercado" <dmercado@w...>
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> > I agree with that definition, and in fact I think Dan Sickles got
> > away with murder as well.
> I think I saw/read somewhere that the Dan Sickles case was the first
> successful decision of innocent by reason of temporary insanity.
> it to Danny boy to pull that one off. <Smile> -DaveThat's what I was thinking when I wrote the original reply. I have
seen a bio of Dan in the local discount bookstore, but keep avoiding
it. Not sure I could take a whole book about him. :-).
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