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Kitty Genovese Murder, 50 Years Later

This week marks 50 years since the murder of Kitty Genovese outside her apartment building in New York City. Genovese was stabbed by Winston Moseley in Kew Gardens, Queens, on March 13, 1964, and her murder became a sensation when the New York Times reported that “38 respectable, law-abiding citizens” watched the attack unfold for more than half an hour and …

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Kitty Genovese: 50 Years After Her Murder

The murder of Kitty Genovese outside her home in in Queens in 1964 is shocking for more than one reason. Not only was the murder random and senseless, but the attack went on for 30 minutes and although 38 people witnessed it happening, nobody bothered to intervene or even call the police to report it. Genovese was a bartender who …

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