Download e-book for iPad: Wicked Waterbury: Madmen & Mayhem in the Brass City by Edith Reynolds,John Murray

By Edith Reynolds,John Murray

In its early days, Waterbury was once a muddy swamp, a breeding flooring for pestilence and mosquitoes. but the town's early settlers hardly ever strayed from the trail of Puritan righteousness. by means of the flip of the 20 th century, even though, this conscientiously policed, morally upright group had turn into what one flesh presser referred to as a "crossroads of slime and evil." Headlines boasted stories of corrupt politicians and love scandals, union strife and commercial sabotage. For 16 years, Waterbury was once the hideout for "Mad Bomber" George Metesky, and in 1974 the city witnessed the double murder that provoked the longest-running trial in Connecticut's heritage. From the arguable commencing of a contraception hospital to the corruption of Mayor T. Frank Hayes, authors Edith Reynolds and John Murray rfile the most important episodes that gave Waterbury the nickname "Sin City."

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