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GE Mound Case The Archaeological Disaster and Criminal Persecution of Artifact Collector Art Gerber

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ISBN-10: 149274591X

ISBN-13: 9781492745914

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jim Fisher

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In 1988, General Electric officials in Indiana destroyed a 2000-year-old Native American ceremonial mound, setting into motion a series of shocking political and legal battles. To placate Native American activists and professional archaeologists, federal prosecutors and General Electric scapegoated Art Gerber, a prominent artifact collector who dug briefly on the destroyed mound. Mr. Gerber's prosecution under the federal Archaeological Protection Act made legal history-- and frightened tens of thousands of Indian relic collectors. THE GE MOUND CASE is a story of political intrigue and zealous prosecution, the latest from true crime author Jim Fisher.
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Book details

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 9/30/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

JIM FISHER is a former FBI agent and professor emeritus of criminal justice at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of ten published works of non-fiction, including books on the Lindbergh kidnapping case, false confessions, scam artists, Amish murder, and forensic science. Two of his books were nominated for Edgar Allan Poe Awards by the Mystery Writers of America. He is also the author of the popular Jim Fisher True Crime Blog (