National Affairs: To The Death House

Here in the hands of the law are the brothers Anthony and William Esposito, bandits and cold-blooded killers who four months ago shot down a linen-firm office manager, raced through the crowded ground floor of Manhattan's big Altman store, and killed a policeman before they were caught near Fifth Avenue (TIME, Jan. 27). At their trial they played mad, one never speaking nor noticing, the other screaming and recklessly banging his head against a table, but a jury swiftly found them guilty of first-degree murder. Still their exhibition was not over. On the way to Sing Sing last week one of...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!