True Crime Stories Told With a Purpose
The Mona Lisa's Thief:
"The Mona Lisa has been recognized as a priceless work of art since the early 1500s. But, it's the painting's disappearance that catapulted it into the spotlight. Stolen directly off the wall from the world's most famous museum, the theft has often been called
'the art heist of the century.'
"New York Times editor Abe Rosenthal even published a book titled, Thirty-eight Witnesses: The Kitty Genovese Case. His book ultimately blamed the Queens, New York residents for Kitty's death. His version of events went largely unquestioned for decades.
Was it even true?