Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

The Kidnapping and Murder of Brooke Hart


Bergman, Paul and Asimow, Michael (1996). Reel Justice: The Courtroom Goes to the Movies. Kansas City, Missouri: Universal Press.

Farrell, Harry (1992) Swift Justice. New York City, NY: St. Martin's Press

Federal Bureau of Investigation, crime file # 7-375-27, BROOKE HART, 345 pages.

Jones, Idwal. "Public Shows Approval", December 3, 1933, The New York Times.

Raridan, Leo, "Father Pridefully Tells of Son's Good Habits, November 11, 1933, San Francisco Chronicle

The New York Times:

Rolph Jr., James, Governor. "Rolph Restates His Attitude; Sees Criminals' Day at an End", November 29, 1933

"Young Hart Slain; Kidnappers Threw His Body Into Bay", November 17, 1933, "Woman Questioned in Hart Murder", November 19, 1933,

"Hart's Hat is Found in San Francisco Bay", November 20, 1933,

"Federal Jury Indicts Kidnappers", November 23, 1933,

"Friends Identify Body", November 26, 1933,

"6,000 Watch As Mob Hang Slayers of Brooke Hart", November 27, 1933, "Governor Rolph Backs San Jose Lynching as Kidnap Warning", November 28, 1933,

"Mob in Carnival Spirit", November 28, 1933,

"Rolph Statement Stirs Storm Here", November 28, 1933,

"Says Thurmond Was Insane", November 28, 1933,

"San Jose Citizens Stand By Sheriff", November 29, 1933,

"Hoover and Rolph in Sharp Exchange", December 1, 1933,

"San Jose Lynchers to be Prosecuted", December 8, 1933,

"Youth in San Jose Seized as a Lyncher", December 13, 1933,

Unaccredited newspaper articles that appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, November 10 through November 30, 1933.

Unaccredited newspaper articles that appeared in the San Jose Mercury News, November 10, through November 30, 1933.

Wiley, Mason and Bona, Damien (1987). Inside Oscar. New York City, NY: Ballantine Books.


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