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Denver native Neal Cassady Inspired Jack Kerouac to write On the Road. But his legacy includes more than the Beat Generation: He also fathered a secret son, Robert Hyatt.
How did a Louisiana-bred associate professor of African-American Studies at Georgia’s Valdosta State University come to the conclusion that Denver was “the most important place in the country to the glue-sniffing epidemic”? For historian and autho...
“Horseradish!” That was Lewis Emanuel Trenner’s “Aha!” moment. He usually kept a tape recorder next to his bed in order to capture random thoughts that came to him during the night, and his daughter Anita, who was a high-school student in 1965, st...
Paul Thompson had a forged note from his mother in hand, authorizing him to purchase model-airplane glue. The preteen presented the phony document to the man behind the counter of the drugstore at West Alameda Avenue and South Federal Boulevard, w...