From June, 1962 through January, 1964, women in the city of Boston lived in fear of the infamous Strangler. Over those 19 months, he committed 13 known murders-crimes that included vicious sexual assaults and bizarre stagings of the victims' bodies. After the largest police investigation in Massachusetts history, handyman Albert DeSalvo confessed and went to prison. Despite DeSalvo's full confession and imprisonment, authorities would never put him on trial for the actual murders. And more t ...
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When you’re known as "Percilla the Monkey Girl" or "Julia the Baboon Lady,” your life is anything but ordinary. Can life in a sideshow somehow be empowering? Illise “The Lady Eye” Carter and Marc “Backwash” Hartzman, two featured speakers at the Morbid Anatomy Museum, join Buck for a discussion on the odd and amazing. Marc is marking the 10th anniversary of his classic, “American Sideshow."