The Perfect Assassin - The Harry Orchard Story Presented by Pr Gary Kent

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It happened back in December 1905, in a snowy town called Boise in the state of Idaho, of America's mid-west.

It involved a man named Harry Orchard, America's most infamous assassin, and his victim, Frank Steunenberg, the one time governor of Idaho.

The bomb that Harry Orchard planted would change history. It was the first assassination by bombing. It was the first act of terrorism.

This was indeed a horror story. Harry was caught and convicted of his vicious crime. He was a man that everyone just wanted to hang - or at least put away forever.

In the first of his two trials, Harry was sentenced to death. But something unexpected happened on death row. Something bigger than the crime he had committed...

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