On September 15, 1440, Gilles de Rais, one of the earliest known serial killers, is taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by Jean de Malestroit, Bishop of Nantes. Centuries later on that same day in 1967, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson, in response to a sniper attack at the University of Texas at Austin, writes a letter to Congress urging the enactment of gun control legislation.

Book Title: The Killer Across the Table

Book Author: John Edward Douglas

ISBN Number: 9780062910639

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