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        Murder of the Century - Sex, Money, and Murder

        In "Ragtime," E.L. Doctorow has Emma Goldman critique Evelyn Nesbit as a "creature of capitalism." In early 20th-century New York, Evelyn Nesbit became a celebrity caught up in a high-society murder. Who was Nesbit and what did the context of the scandal say about her society? Learn more about the issues resulting from the murder with these interviews from American Experience: "Murder of the Century."

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