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  •  On TV, maybe (none)
    But 'twas ever thus. Steve mentioned Stanford White, and there was Fatty Arbuckle and the Lindbergh Baby. Big stories have always gripped the public consciousness.

    Where do you think murder ballads come from? Before the printing press, working the gory details into a song was how people spread the news.

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