Selects: Who was America's first murderer?

06.05.2021 - By Stuff You Should Know

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John Billington didn't just sign the Mayflower Compact -- he was also the colony's first criminal, and had the dubious honor of being the first European to be convicted of murder in this new place. But how did it happen? Tune in to this classic episode to find out.
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