Yes, The Governor Deserved To Die. True Story.

July 23, 2012
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He’s largely forgotten now by history, even in Kentucky, where he made his political name. But William Goebel is, to this day, the only sitting U.S. governor ever assassinated.

Now, it has often been said by criminal defense attornies that in a murder case the real issue is, did the victim deserve to die? And most people who knew Willilam Goebel would agree that he was pretty deserving. He destroyed lives, usurped power, undermined democracy and was a murderer. Even his political allies really didn’t like him.

Howard  McEwen

But how did he get that way?

That’s where Howard McEwen comes in. His book “Wrath” is the fictionalized story of William Goebel, a power hungry politician who used every trick in the book to get his way.

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Using what we know of Goebel’s personal history and the history of our country, McEwen has come up with a fictional motivation for how a man could become like this.

Listen to Howard McEwen

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2 Responses to Yes, The Governor Deserved To Die. True Story.

  1. Karen McEwen
    May 22, 2013 at 6:47 pm

    Listen to the interview – very impressed very proud.

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