In 1980, Jean Harris, the headmistress of the prestigious Madeira School for girls in McLean, Virginia, made national headlines after the murder of her lover Dr. Herman Tarnower, a wealthy cardiologist and author of the best-selling book The Scarsdale Diet.
Mary Channing liked to party, which was a frowned upon in Dorchester, England in the early 1700s. After being forced into an arranged marriage by her parents, Mary would go to murderous lengths to be free again.
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Thanks to Gemma Astley for supplying this weeks TCNT. It’s on the book THE BOY WHO WAS RAISED AS A DOG, by Dr Bruce D. Perry and Maia Szalavitz
In this weeks Aussie As, Tara tells us a chainsaw wielding man, wearing the brilliant disguise of a flower pot on his head, wreaks havoc in a Queensland 7-11.
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