1849 Murder at Harvard University

On November 23rd, 1849, Doctor George Parkman, one of the wealthiest men in Boston, disappeared. He was last seen visiting his Alma mater;… read more

On November 23rd, 1849, Doctor George Parkman, one of the wealthiest men in Boston, disappeared. He was last seen visiting his Alma mater; Harvard Medical School. Paul Collins, an English professor who specializes in books about nineteenth century crimes, discussed his latest effort: Blood & Ivy: The 1849 Murder That Scandalized Harvard. Mr. Collins detailed an investigation conducted by the suspect’s medical school colleagues, using the new field of forensic science, to locate the victim in a building already full of dead bodies. close

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1849 Murder at Harvard University

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Program ID:
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Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Aug 18, 2018 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 19, 2018 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Aug 18, 2018 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 19, 2018 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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