Kurt Andersen and writer and social historian Luc Sante talk about American culture's continued fascination with murder.

Sante is the author of Low Life, Evidence, and The Factory of Facts. He has received a Whiting Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a Grammy for album notes. He has also contributed to a wide variety of magazines, writing about film, photography, books, popular music, popular mores, and social history, and is currently a visiting professor at Bard College.

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