Interview With Ian Mortimer

Here is the author Ian Mortimer answering some questions and reading portions of the book.

The Next Book: The Time Traveler’s Guide to Elizabethan England

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The Book for July will be Ian Mortimer’s factual and funny The Time Traveler’s Guide to Elizabethan EnglandThe discussion date will be July 25th in the usual meeting place, usual meeting time. As always you can get your copy at the Circulation Desk on the first floor.

Valley Forge Military Academy

If you’re wondering about Valley Forge Military Academy, where Wes’s mother sent him to get his act right, here is a site with a lot of information about it.

Baltimore

Here’s a great resource in City-Data.com giving statistics on the city of Baltimore. Interesting map options include: violent crime density, median age, and poor family by family type: female, no husbands present and family type: married couple-family .

Crime stats from Baltimore County. Includes graphs and local crime trends.

Here are some articles about criminal recidivism in Baltimore:

Ex-offenders less likely to return to prison, Maryland officials say – 2013

Job training at Maryland prison may aid recidivism rates – 2015?

Baltimore Citywide Ex-offender Task Force Report and Recommendations – 2003

BALTIMORE PRISONERS’ EXPERIENCES RETURNING HOME – 2004 (PDF)

 

Wesley Moore

Here is an article from the Baltimore Sun after Wesley Moore is sentenced in 2001.

Here is an article about a retrial being struck down in 2013. A week before, the Sun ran this about the slain officer’s memory.

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