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Literature: "In Cold Blood" by Truman Capote
These sites are about the novel “In Cold Blood” and its author Truman Capote. There are author biographies, book summaries, discussion questions, study guides, links to information about psychological profiling and the pros and cons of the death penalty. Also includes audio, video clips, and interview transcripts. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on nonfiction writing.
This page presents an issue of what to do with recovered tombstones of Hickock and Smith. Click "Kansas Debates Role of Clutter Family Murders in History Exhibits" at the top of a page to listen to different opinions about actions to be taken for the stolen tombstones. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This article explores the pros and cons associated with the death penalty and capital punishment. Sections include: passions in the U.S. are sharply divided, death penalty in the U.S., executions in 2008 by Country, executions from 1976 - Oct. 2009 by state, the case of Stanly "Tookie" Williams, arguments for, countries that retain the death penalty, arguments against, countries that abolished the death penalty, where it stands, and exorbitant coos on states of capital punishment.
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These sites are about non-fiction (expository) writing. Includes definitions and descriptions of this genre. Examples of nonfiction writing are included from students and professionals. eThemes Resources on graphic organizers, research reports, biographies, and newspaper production are linked.