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The Unforgettable Trial of Harry K. Thaw

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The front page of the New York American on June 26th, 1906.

Long before O.J. Simpson, the court case referred to as the trial of the century involved a Pittsburgher. Harry K. Thaw stood trial for the murder of famed architect Stanford White as a result of his jealousy over the relationship between his wife,  model and chorus girl, Evelyn Nesbit, and White. We’ll mark the centennial of this trial with our pop culture contributor Joe Wos.

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