Book Discussion on Scoundrels in Law

Cait Murphy presents a history of the law firm Howe and Hummel, which played a significant role in the courtrooms of post-Civil War New… read more

Cait Murphy presents a history of the law firm Howe and Hummel, which played a significant role in the courtrooms of post-Civil War New York City. William Howe and Abraham Hummel defended a large swath of the city’s residents from socialites and politicians to bank robbers and pickpockets who through their exploits and court cases provide insight into Gilded Age New York. Cait Murphy discussed her book at The Corner Bookstore in New York City. She focused on the famous people who were associated with Howe and Hummel. She also responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Scoundrels in Law

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jul 31, 2010
Last Aired:
Feb 21, 2011

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  • Jul 31, 2010 | 10:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 31, 2010 | 3:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 01, 2010 | 4:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 26, 2010 | 11:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 27, 2010 | 6:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 21, 2011 | 10:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
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