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‘A meanness in this world’

Before the American news cycle was dominated by mass shootings at schools, grocery stores and other public places, there was one killer who tore a hole in the fabric of Midwestern culture: Charles Starkweather. In 1958, 19-year-old Starkweather murdered the parents and sister of his 14-year-old girlfriend, Caril Fugate, at their home in Lincoln, Nebraska. […]