John Walker Lindh · The Alcàsser Murders · The Confession Tapes

Plus: Lots of DNA stuff, being a bad detective, and homicidal children.

John Walker Lindh will be the subject of a Showtime documentary. Reading headlines of last week’s release of the so-called “American Taliban” last week, I asked Sarah why his tale hadn’t been the subject of any high-profile adaptations. After all, the tale of a pampered Marin County resident who converted to Islam after viewing the Spike Lee film Malcol…

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