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IA. Confidential: A Crime of Passion 2007

Part One: Love Potion. The year is 1895, and love comes to the carnival. Sideshow barker William Deerfoot married his snake charmer sweet-heart Frances Jackett. For eighteen years, they hitched their wagons together

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Dr. William Deerfoot Kills his wife in front lawn shootout! He says she shot first, but he escapes unharmed! Deerfoot to stand trial for murder!

Part 3 of 3--Hear ye, hear ye! All rise! Court is back in session, the honorable Judge R.P. Howell presiding in The People versus Doctor William Deerfoot: Carnival barker, patent medicine brewer, wife-killer. Less than one month after he shot his wife four times, Judge Howell instructed the jury to decide Dr. Deerfoot's fate--

Citation

Witte, Adam, “IA. Confidential: A Crime of Passion 2007,” Iowa City Public Library, accessed October 21, 2017, http://history.icpl.org/items/show/2889.