Murder & Mayhem in Portland Oregon

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Mon, 03/21/2022 - 11:00pm to Tue, 03/22/2022 - 12:00am

Tonight, excerpts from Murder and Mayhem in Portland, Oregon by local writer and historian J.D. Chandler. An midday robbery in downtown Portland in 1878 results in murder and leads to the largest attendance of any public execution in Portland history. A half naked body, discovered in the Willamette River at the base of Everett Street in 1881, uncovers the secrets of Portland's Court of Death. Fortunato will read these and other stories from Portland's dark past.

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I kind of miss the readings of Cordwainer Smith, Robert Heinlein, Harlan Ellison and many others. They were better than most of the more recent episodes. We need new ones like them.

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