Crime Pays: Villains & Sleuths in Fact & Fiction

6:00 pm on Thursday, March 21, 2013
Contact Name:
Christopher Gately
The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center cracks open the vault doors and explores notorious figures from the wrong side of the law in CRIME PAYS - a Student Discovery Seminar. Review original material on FBI G-man Melvin Purvis as he was on the hunt for notorious bank robber John Dillinger; convicted assassin James Earl Ray; and a roster of heroes, villains and anti-heroes in fiction and non-fiction. Join author and BU Professor Dick Lehr, author of Whitey: The Life of America's Most Notorious Mob Boss, the new biography of Whitey Bulger, for a walk through the shadowy world of crime and criminality.