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BLACK RAGE: Mark Essex - The Howard Johnson Hotel Sniper Chuck Hustmyre

BLACK RAGE: Mark Essex - The Howard Johnson Hotel Sniper

Chuck Hustmyre

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On New Years Eve 1972, black militant Mark Essex, a Navy veteran, began an eight-day hate-filled shooting rampage across New Orleans that left 19 people shot, including 10 police officers. Among the dead was the deputy superintendent of the NewMoreOn New Years Eve 1972, black militant Mark Essex, a Navy veteran, began an eight-day hate-filled shooting rampage across New Orleans that left 19 people shot, including 10 police officers. Among the dead was the deputy superintendent of the New Orleans Police Department, who was cut down leading a team of officers trying to reach Essex, who had barricaded himself on top of the 17-story downtown Howard Johnson Hotel.In this 10,000-word narrative nonfiction feature, awarding-winning journalist, author, screenwriter, and former federal agent Chuck Hustmyre describes the bloodiest shootout in New Orleans police history.