Duels and Death Marches: A Catalog of Press Threats in the U.S. Reflects a Long, Violent History
Michael Rosenwald | CJRFebruary 20, 2018
In early August 1852, the Sacramento Daily Union published a story headlined “Fatal Duel—Death of the Hon. E. Gilbert.” The article appeared on page two. That a duel did not merit front page treatment is hardly surprising.