Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

The Kitty Genovese Murder


Sources for this article include official police records, personal interviews with Vince and William Genovese, as well as the following references:

Anderson, David. "4 Kew Gardens Residents Testify To Seeing Woman Slain on Street", June 10, 1964, "Moseley Recalls 3 Queens Killings", June 11, 1964, "Moseley Gets Chair; Verdict Is Cheered", June 16, 1964, The New York Times.

Baron, Robert A. and Byrne, Donn (1997) Social Psychology. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.

Benedict, Helen (1992). Virgin or Vamp. New York City, NY: Oxford University press.

Delfiner, Rita. "Kitty Left at Death's Door", November 16, 2001, The New York Post

Champion, Dean J. (2001) Corrections in the United States. Upper saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

DeStefano, Anthony and Hurtado, Patricia. "Dredging the Past; Kitty Genovese Convict Takes Stand", July 25, 1995, Newsday.

Dorman, Michael. "The Killing of Kitty Genovese", June 10, 1998, Newsday.

Gansberg, Martin."37 Who Saw Murder Didn't Call", March 27, 1964, "Murder Street A Year Later: Would Residents Aid Kitty Genovese?", March 13, 1965, The New York Times

 Greenburg, Joel, "Why Do Some People Turn Away From Others in Trouble?" July 14, 1981, The New York Times.

Mayer, Robert. "Moseley Convicted of Barmaid Slaying", June 12, 1964, Newsday.

 Milgram, Stanley and Hollander, Paul. "The Murder They Heard". The Nation, June 15, 1964, Volume 198, No. 25.

Mohr, Charles. "Apathy Is Puzzle In Queens Killing", March 28, 1964, The New York Times.

Moseley, Winston." Today I'm a Man Who Wants to be an Asset", April 10, 1977, The New York Times.

 Noble, Arthur. "Crowd Boos as Cops Balk Leaper", June 8, 1964, The Daily News.

Pugh, Thomas and Wilson, Theo. "Queens Barmaid Stabbed, Dies", March 14, "19646 Bullets Detected in Fatal Stabbing Link to 3rd Killing", April 1, 1964, "Moseley Guilty: Murder in 1st", June 12, 1964, "Crowd Applauds as Queens Jury Dooms Moseley", June 16, 1964, The New York Daily News.

Pugh, Thomas. "Moseley Lawyer Convinced Client is Slayer of Girl", April 3, 1964, The New York Daily News.

Rogers, Patrick and Eftimiades, Maria. "Bearing Witness", July 24, 1995. People, Vol. 44, Issue 4.

 Rosenthal, A.M. (1964) Thirty-Eight Witnesses: The Kitty Genovese Case. New York City, NY" McGraw-Hill

Smith, Greg B. "Kitty Killer: I'm Victim Too!", August 5, 1995, "Federal Court to Mull Kitty Killer Plea", May 4, 1996, The New York Daily News.

Taylor, Curtis L. "Let It Go", July 23, 1995, Newsday.


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