Wednesday, April 20, 2011

A history of the Illustrated Police News.

In this podcast from the British Library Linda Stratmann discusses the sensational periodical Illustrated Police News that began in the Victorian era, which included crime coverage; she mentions the treatment of one of the victims of Jack the Ripper in its pages. The Illustrated Police News is the subject of her new book Cruel Deeds and Dreadful Calamities.

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