Fingerprints: The Origins of Crime Detection

Colin Beavan discusses his book Fingerprints: The Origins of Crime Detection and the Murder Case That Launched Forensic Science, published… read more

Colin Beavan discusses his book Fingerprints: The Origins of Crime Detection and the Murder Case That Launched Forensic Science, published by Hyperion. The book is the account of Dr. Henry Faulds' attempts to convince Scotland Yard to adopt his system of fingerprint identification. It is a story of how technology emerged as a major tool in the criminal justice system. After the presentation the author answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Fingerprints: The Origins of Crime Detection

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Program ID:
164692-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jun 17, 2001 | 12:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jun 30, 2001 | 9:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jun 17, 2001 | 12:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 24, 2001 | 4:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 30, 2001 | 9:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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