Double Play: The San Francisco City Hall Killings

Mike Weiss


Double Play: The San Francisco City Hall Killings

Double Play: The San Francisco City Hall Killings

  • Title: Double Play: The San Francisco City Hall Killings
  • Author: Mike Weiss
  • ISBN: 9780201095951
  • Page: 206
  • Format: Hardcover



San Francisco, 1978 Dan White murders Mayor George Moscone and California s first openly gay man to be elected to public office the charismatic and visionary Supervisor Harvey Milk Why If you think you know, the truth will surprise you.In his newly updated, award winning book Double Play The Hidden Passions Behind the Double Assassination of George Moscone and HarveySan Francisco, 1978 Dan White murders Mayor George Moscone and California s first openly gay man to be elected to public office the charismatic and visionary Supervisor Harvey Milk Why If you think you know, the truth will surprise you.In his newly updated, award winning book Double Play The Hidden Passions Behind the Double Assassination of George Moscone and Harvey Milk, reporter and author Mike Weiss provides a masterful history and analysis of the controversial trial that changed the California legal system and unveils secrets about Harvey Milk s life and murder not available from any other sources.Weiss s true crime thriller explains why White killed the two politicians, and how he got away with murder, receiving only a mild sentence for manslaughter This newly expanded edition reveals how, following his release from prison, White confessed his true murderous intent and his plan to kill two politicians A companion DVD provides television interviews and, for the first time ever, a recording of White s confession.Edgar Award winner Mike Weiss covered the trial of Dan White and the White Night riots for Time, Rolling Stone, and the Los Angeles Times He is the author of two other nonfiction books, Living Together and A Very Good Year, as well as the acclaimed Ben Henry mystery series Weiss was raised in New York City, educated at Knox College and John Hopkins University, and worked for many years as a reporter in San Francisco.


Recent Comments "Double Play: The San Francisco City Hall Killings"

Although many books and movies have been made covering the sad events that happened on that day I have not seen one, until now, that was written covering an in-depth look at the life of Dan White. Most points of view are portrayed from the story of Harvey Milk and his rise to fame as the first nationally-elected homosexual. “Double Play” not only provides an historical expose at how Moscone, San Francisco’s mayor, and Milk, a city supervisor, fit into the political stage of San Francisco t [...]

San Francisco, 1978: Dan White murders Mayor George Moscone and California’s first openly gay man to be elected to public office — the charismatic and visionary Supervisor Harvey Milk. Why? If you think you know, the truth will surprise you.In his newly updated, award-winning book Double Play: The Hidden Passions Behind the Double Assassination of George Moscone and Harvey Milk, reporter and author Mike Weiss provides a masterful history and analysis of the controversial trial that changed t [...]

A Big Book About A Big SubjectThe interested readers who look up the crime outlined in this book will fined the following description: 'The Moscone-Milk assassinations were the killings of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk, who were shot and killed in San Francisco City Hall by former Supervisor Dan White on November 27, 1978. White was angry that Moscone had refused to re-appoint him to his seat on the Board of Supervisors, which White had just resigned [...]

This was an enjoyable read. I studied Harvey Milk in college, but never bothered to look into his killer. Hearing about San Francisco in the late 70's, all the changes and opposing factions was really educational. I lived in San Francisco in my college years and never really gave any thought to the early years of the gay movement, it just seemed like it had always been the gay Mecca. The descriptions of mr. White's downward spiral were engrossing, and the details of the mistakes of the prosecuto [...]

A good book for those interested in the topic.

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