Definitive History Book on Emmett Till Set for August Publication — 60th Anniversary of Till’s Death in Mississippi

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Share| (NOTE — Devery Anderson’s fascinating notes on the family and major players involved in the 1955 murder of Emmett Till, and of those involved in the trial of his murderers, appear at the end of The Emmett Till Book, by Susan Klopfer.) Author Devery Anderson: Photo by Emily Hatch Author Devery S. Anderson has announced […]

Colonia Dignidad Draws Attention of “Fired” Dallas News Reporter Character in The Plan – a Novel

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Share| Michael Townley, an American assassin Reporter Sara Mercury (a character in The Plan) fired for “too much time spent on the JFK assassination,” turns her interest to American assassin, Michael Townley (shown here), and wonders what role he might have played in the strange 1999 death of  Des Moines, Iowa lawyer David W. Belin, […]

Review: The Emmett Till Book (eBook) “reads like a thriller.”

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Share| By Max G. Bernard Mar 15, 2010 This is a well-written and fascinating book about a vicious lynching of an African-American teenager from Chicago while visiting Mississippi. His mother insisted on an open coffin for the services so that people could see what was done to her son. The author explains the history, demands […]

HISTORY: Dictatorships vs. Democracy; Look to Chile for Answers, Author Says

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Review: The dictator’s shadow: life under Augosto Pinochet The dictator’s shadow: life under Augusto Pinochet(Amazon Link) Recently, I’ve been doing personal research on a concentration camp that was hidden in the deep Andes of Chile, Colonia Dignidad. It is a place I’ve written about in the past (The Plan) and the theme continues through GringoLandia […]

History Colonia Dignidad: Orwellian Story From the Land of Pinochet; Three Young Journalist Defy Regime

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While researching to learn more about Michael V. Townley, I ran into this fascinating blog that attests for the strong spirit that some people carry, even under seige. Here’s a quote, along with the link to the full blog: sk Reblogged from Notes on the Americas: Orwell in Chile This month marks the 65th anniversary of […]

History Colonia Dignidad: American Assassin Michael Townley Worked in Chile for DINE

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Michael Townley (Google images) An American assassin, the son of an automotive executive living in Santiago, Chile, designed the torture chamber for Colonia Dignidad. Michael Townley, now in witness protection somewhere in the U.S., was connected with  the CIA. You can read more about him, here — http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Townley and I will be posting more about him […]

LINK TO CHILLING COLONIA DIGNIDAD VIDEO ANSWERS SOME QUESTIONS, BUT NOT ALL

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Entry to Colonia Dignidad (photo). Click below to see the video. Here’s a fascinating documentary video on Colonia Dignidad. Chilling. It nswers some questions, of course, but no one will ever know what all happened at this horrid concentration camp — who was kidnapped, tortured and killed. As some CIA and DINA documents are released, […]

Grim History Colonia Dignidad–Are You Ready for the Movie Colonia, Starring Emma Watson?

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Note: Colonia is an upcoming thriller directed by Oscar-winner Florian Gallenberger (which he co-wrote with Torsten Wenzel). The film, based on torture colony Colonia Dignidad, and starring Emma Watson, Daniel Brühl and Michael Nyqvist, is based on true events set in 1973 in Chile, about a German woman who was kidnapped by General Augusto Pinochet’s secret police, DINA, while searching for her husband. Principal photography began on October 2, […]

Who Killed Emmett Till? Emmett Till’s Murderers Includes Documents, Photos, Music, Testimonies, Confessions, FBI Reports and More

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Classic news photo of the defense attorneys taken at the trial of Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam for the murder of Emmett Till that took place in Sumner, Mississippi in September of 1955  I RECENTLY ran into this Famous Trials website compiled by the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law (UMKC) that includes a complete “package” […]