50 years after the infamous Queens murder, dangerous revisionism is rampant
BY CATHERINE PELONERO | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Sunday, March 2, 2014, 4:20 AM
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
The 21st century revisionism of the iconic and infamous 1964 murder of Kitty Genovese, the young woman attacked on a street in Kew Gardens, Queens and slain in a hallway of her apartment building while her pleas for help went unanswered, gives a glaring example of this old maxim.
Indeed, little bits of knowledge about what happened the night Genovese died – a fact here, a factoid there; speculation, spin and select pieces of a larger narrative – have been variously patched together in recent years by would-be debunkers. Continue reading