Oil wealth, greed, prejudice fueled murders of Osage Indians


by Washington Post

“Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI” (Doubleday), by David Grann

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Mail Online reports:

Oil wealth, greed, prejudice fueled murders of Osage Indians

"Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI" (Doubleday), by David GrannThe FBI burnished its reputation by gunning down...

The Washington Times reports:

Oil wealth, greed, prejudice fueled murders of Osage Indians

"Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI" (Doubleday), by David Grann The FBI burnished its reputation by gunning down Depression-era gangster John Dillinger and bringing to justice the kidnapper of Charles Lindbergh's baby. However, a more challenging but long forgotten investigation a decade ...

New Republic reports:

The Osage Murders: A Q&A with David Grann

In 1926, a cattle rustler and

bootlegger named John Ramsey was convicted for his role in the execution-style murder

of Henry Roan, a member of the Osage Nation from Oklahoma. Ramsey admitted to his part in the killing, and named his accomplices, under interrogation by FBI

agents, saying, “white people in Oklahoma thought no more of killing an Indian

[now] than they did in 1724.” KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON: THE OSAGE MURDERS AND THE BIRTH OF THE FBI by David Grann.Doubleday, 352 pages,...