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Channel 4 NBC Washington DC 4 NBC Washington: Crime Museum Unveils Exhibit on John Wayne Gacy “On Tuesday, the Crime Museum (575 7th St. NW) unveiled a new permanent exhibit on John Wayne Gacy, also known as Pogo the Clown.” Read The Story Here
Sam Amirante, Gacy’s Defense Lawyer, Welcomes New Permanent Exhibit The permanent exhibit will take museum guests through a timeline of events in Gacy’s life, ending with his conviction of 33 murders. The exhibit will include personal items as well as items seized and taken into possession by law enforcement. Featured artifacts include his infamous clown suit, his leather jacket, his typewriter, and his wallet. Ch 9 Fairfax: John Wayne Gacy Exhibit Unveiled at the Crime Museum Read The Story Hereplan it
Chicago Law Bulletin article – August 15, 2011: “Gacy’s defense lawer tells his side in new book” Gacy’s defense lawyer tells his side in new book “It’s been more than three decades, but retired Cook County Associate Judge Sam L. Amirante still remembers the night John Wayne Gacy came to his office and gulped down two coffee cups full of whiskey.That’s because what followed Gacy’s quickly downed cocktails was a confession that made Amirante’s jaw drop and eventually resulted in one of Cook County’s most notorious criminal trials.”… By Bethany Krajelis Law Bulletin staff writerPosted August 15, 2011 3:31 PM Read The Story...
‘John Wayne Gacy: Defending a Monster’ Judge Sam Amirante & Danny Broderick’s interview on ABC 7 morning news – aired August 4, 2011: “John Wayne Gacy:Defending a Monster” “…When was the last time someone you knew asked you for a favor? What if that favor was defending a man who you later discovered to be guilty of crimes so grotesque they make your blood curdle? Can you guarantee him a fair trial without the influence of hate, revenge, media or an outraged public?…” By ABC7Thursday, August 4, 2011 Read The Story Here