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Scandalous! : 50 shocking events you should know about (so you can impress your friends), by Hallie Fryd

Label
Scandalous! : 50 shocking events you should know about (so you can impress your friends)
Title
Scandalous!
Title remainder
50 shocking events you should know about (so you can impress your friends)
Statement of responsibility
by Hallie Fryd
Title variation
Fifty shocking events you should know about
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Do you love a good scandal? This book includes 50 juicy pop culture, political, and entertainment-related scandals complete with photos, event synopses, and a look at why it went down in history and how it continues to influence us today. Other features include famous quotes and a section on where the players are now."--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Fryd, Hallie
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Scandals
  • United States
  • Scandals
  • United States
  • Scandales
  • États-Unis
  • Scandals
  • United States
  • Scandals
  • United States
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Scandalous! : 50 shocking events you should know about (so you can impress your friends), by Hallie Fryd
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1906 : Famous architect Stanford White murdered by ex-lover's rich husband -- 1906 : Writer Upton Sinclair exposes meat industry's nasty underbelly -- 1913 : Native American decathlete Jim Thorpe stripped of Olympic medals -- 1919 : Navy officers enact messy plan to bust gay officers -- 1919 : Gamblers pay Chicago White Sox to throw World Series -- 1920 : Charles Ponzi invents scheme that cons masses out of millions -- 1921 : Silent film star "Fatty" Arbuckle accused of murder -- 1924 : Wealthy Chicago teens Leopold and Loeb kill 14-year-old boy for thrills -- 1925 : Tennessee puts science teacher Scopes on trial for teaching evolution -- 1927 : Italian anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti sentenced to death for political views -- 1932 : World famous pilot Charles Lindbergh's baby is kidnapped and killed -- 1934 : Little Gloria Vanderbilt gets caught in crazy custody battle -- 1938 : Orson Welles' radio show convinced country that aliens were invading -- 1943 : Hollywood star Charlie Chaplin accused of fathering stalker's baby -- 1950 : Small-time communist couple, the Rosenbergs, put to death for espionage -- 1956 : Rock singer Elvis' sexy hip-shaking on TV shocks the nation -- 1957 : Celebrities defend reputations trashed by first gossip mag -- 1958 : Bad boy rock star Jerry Lee Lewis marries his underage cousin -- 1958 : Movie star Lana Turner's daughter murders her mom's boyfriend -- 1959 : Rigged quiz show scandal stuns TV audiences -- 1963 : Harvard professor Timothy Leary fired for his psychedelic drug experiments -- 1968 : Black athletes stage controversial protest at Olympics -- 1969 : Senator Kennedy involved in mysterious death of young woman -- 1970 : National Guard shoots antiwar protestors at Kent State University -- 1972 : Unethical syphilis experiments conducted on black men -- 1974 : President Nixon forced to resign after being connected to crooked scandal -- 1974 : Heiress Patty Hearst abducted and brainwashed by radical political group -- 1977 : Director Roman Polanski gets convicted of rape and flees country -- 1978 : People in extreme religious sect commit mass suicide in Jonestown Massacre -- 1978 : Gay rights activist Harvey Milk assassinated by political rival -- 1980 : Janet Cooke's Pulitzer prize-winning story declared fake -- 1984 : Vanessa Williams steps down as Miss America -- 1984 : Bernhard Goetz shoots unarmed black youth on NYC subway -- 1987 : Televangelist Jim Bakker caught in sex and money scandal -- 1989 : Baseball great Pete Rose banned from the game for gambling -- 1989 : Robert Mapplethorpe's scandalous photos cause big stir -- 1989 : Pop duo Milli Vanilli lip sync their way to a Grammy -- 1990 : Madonna's racy Blond Ambition Tour protested by Catholic Church -- 1991 : Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas charged with sexual harassment -- 1991 : Police beating of Rodney King sparks LA race riots -- 1993 : Pop star Michael Jackson accused of molesting 13-year-old boy -- 1993 : FBI raid on religious sect in Waco, Texas, leaves 75 dead in fire -- 1993 : Hollywood prostitution ring leader Heidi Fleiss gets busted -- 1994 : Figure skater Nancy Kerrigan gets clubbed in the knee in foul play attack -- 1994 : All-star football player OJ Simpson on trial for murdering ex-wife -- 1996 : Rappers Biggie and Tupac murdered amid East-West coast rap rivalry -- 1998 : President Bill Clinton caught in sex scandal with White House intern -- 1998 : DNA tests spark controversy around Jefferson's second family with a slave -- 2000 : Cuba and US in custody battle for five-year-old shipwreck survivor -- 2000 : Tight Gore-Bush election results lead to bitter battle between parties
Control code
697261213
Dimensions
18 x 18 cm
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9780982732205
Lccn
2011936079
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 650, 651
Other control number
9780982732205
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)697261213
Label
Scandalous! : 50 shocking events you should know about (so you can impress your friends), by Hallie Fryd
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1906 : Famous architect Stanford White murdered by ex-lover's rich husband -- 1906 : Writer Upton Sinclair exposes meat industry's nasty underbelly -- 1913 : Native American decathlete Jim Thorpe stripped of Olympic medals -- 1919 : Navy officers enact messy plan to bust gay officers -- 1919 : Gamblers pay Chicago White Sox to throw World Series -- 1920 : Charles Ponzi invents scheme that cons masses out of millions -- 1921 : Silent film star "Fatty" Arbuckle accused of murder -- 1924 : Wealthy Chicago teens Leopold and Loeb kill 14-year-old boy for thrills -- 1925 : Tennessee puts science teacher Scopes on trial for teaching evolution -- 1927 : Italian anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti sentenced to death for political views -- 1932 : World famous pilot Charles Lindbergh's baby is kidnapped and killed -- 1934 : Little Gloria Vanderbilt gets caught in crazy custody battle -- 1938 : Orson Welles' radio show convinced country that aliens were invading -- 1943 : Hollywood star Charlie Chaplin accused of fathering stalker's baby -- 1950 : Small-time communist couple, the Rosenbergs, put to death for espionage -- 1956 : Rock singer Elvis' sexy hip-shaking on TV shocks the nation -- 1957 : Celebrities defend reputations trashed by first gossip mag -- 1958 : Bad boy rock star Jerry Lee Lewis marries his underage cousin -- 1958 : Movie star Lana Turner's daughter murders her mom's boyfriend -- 1959 : Rigged quiz show scandal stuns TV audiences -- 1963 : Harvard professor Timothy Leary fired for his psychedelic drug experiments -- 1968 : Black athletes stage controversial protest at Olympics -- 1969 : Senator Kennedy involved in mysterious death of young woman -- 1970 : National Guard shoots antiwar protestors at Kent State University -- 1972 : Unethical syphilis experiments conducted on black men -- 1974 : President Nixon forced to resign after being connected to crooked scandal -- 1974 : Heiress Patty Hearst abducted and brainwashed by radical political group -- 1977 : Director Roman Polanski gets convicted of rape and flees country -- 1978 : People in extreme religious sect commit mass suicide in Jonestown Massacre -- 1978 : Gay rights activist Harvey Milk assassinated by political rival -- 1980 : Janet Cooke's Pulitzer prize-winning story declared fake -- 1984 : Vanessa Williams steps down as Miss America -- 1984 : Bernhard Goetz shoots unarmed black youth on NYC subway -- 1987 : Televangelist Jim Bakker caught in sex and money scandal -- 1989 : Baseball great Pete Rose banned from the game for gambling -- 1989 : Robert Mapplethorpe's scandalous photos cause big stir -- 1989 : Pop duo Milli Vanilli lip sync their way to a Grammy -- 1990 : Madonna's racy Blond Ambition Tour protested by Catholic Church -- 1991 : Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas charged with sexual harassment -- 1991 : Police beating of Rodney King sparks LA race riots -- 1993 : Pop star Michael Jackson accused of molesting 13-year-old boy -- 1993 : FBI raid on religious sect in Waco, Texas, leaves 75 dead in fire -- 1993 : Hollywood prostitution ring leader Heidi Fleiss gets busted -- 1994 : Figure skater Nancy Kerrigan gets clubbed in the knee in foul play attack -- 1994 : All-star football player OJ Simpson on trial for murdering ex-wife -- 1996 : Rappers Biggie and Tupac murdered amid East-West coast rap rivalry -- 1998 : President Bill Clinton caught in sex scandal with White House intern -- 1998 : DNA tests spark controversy around Jefferson's second family with a slave -- 2000 : Cuba and US in custody battle for five-year-old shipwreck survivor -- 2000 : Tight Gore-Bush election results lead to bitter battle between parties
Control code
697261213
Dimensions
18 x 18 cm
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9780982732205
Lccn
2011936079
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 650, 651
Other control number
9780982732205
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)697261213

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