Further Reading

The following are books, articles, online reports, newspapers, magazines, videos, television programs, films, podcasts, etc., that educated and inspired Judy Wieder in the writing of the book RANDOM EVENTS TEND TO CLUSTER :

Chapter One: Judy And The Lost Boys Of The ‘Hood

Holy Man, Father Damien of Molokai, Gavan Daws, University of Hawaii Press, 1984

Kalaupapa National Historic Park and the Legacy of Father Damien, Anwei V. Skinsnes Law and Richard A. Wisniewski, Pacific Basin Enterprises, 1988

The Separating Sickness, Interviews with Exiled Leprosy Patients at Kalaupapa, HI, Ted Gugelyk and Miltoexile in Kalaupapa, Olivia n Bloombaum, The Separating Sickness Foundation, 1979

Olivia, My Life of of Exile in Kalaupapa, Olivia Robello Breitha, Arizona Memorial Museum Association, 2003; first published by author 1983

No Footprints In The Sand, A Memoir of Kalaupapa, Henry Nalaielua with Sally-Jo Bowman, Watermark Publishing, 2006

In The Shadow Of The Pali, A Story of the Hawaiian Leper Colony, Lisa Cindrich, G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2002

The Colony, The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai, John Tayman, Scribner, 2006

Molokai, 1999 film; story of Father (now Saint) Damien, the 19th century priest who volunteered to go to the island of Molokai to console and care for the lepers. Director, Paul Cox, Writers John Briley, Hilde Eynikel

A Brief History of Kalaupapa, National Parks Service

Chapter Two: Swimming In The River Jordan

The Summer That Didn’t End: The Story of the Mississippi Civil Rights Project of 1964, by Len Holt, Da Capo, 1992

Murder in Mississippi, United States v. Price and the Struggle for Civil Rights, Howard Ball; University Press of Kansas, 2004

History Is A Weapon” Testimony of Rita L. Schwerner

Neshoba: The Price of Freedom, 2010 Documentary

Presidential Recordings Digital Editions: A Rich and Engaging Resource Featuring Annotated Transcripts of the Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon White House Tapes

The KKK Kills Three Civil Rights Activists,” This Day In History

Bowers: Klansman Got Away With Murder,” by Jerry Mitchell, Clarion Ledger Staff Writer

Chapter Three: A Tale of Two Villages: Greenwich and My Lai

The Forgotten Hero of My Lai: The Hugh Thompson Story, Trent Angers; Acadian House Publishing, 1999

Larry Colburn Interview: “Why My Lai and Hugh Thompson Matter,” Vietnam Magazine, 2/7/2011

Back To My Lai,” 60 Minutes, March 28, 1998

Vietnam Inc. Philip Jones Griffiths, Phaidon, 1971, 2001

Revisiting The My Lai Massacre Almost 50 Years Later, by Howard Jones, 2017

Bob Dylan Greenwich Village Walking Tour,” Free Tours By Foot

Chapter Four: On A Gender Bender

“The New Identity,” Dr. Harry Benjamin, Patientforeningen Benjamin, For transsexuella f.ds transsexuella, Sweden

On The Incidence And Sexual Ratio of Transsexualism in Sweden, 1972-2002, Stig-Eric Olsson, M.D. and Ander R. Moller, PH.D, Archives of Sexual Behavior, Vol. 32, No. 4, August 2003

The Female Eunuch, Germaine Greer, Paladin, 1970

Aleksa Lundberg, Swedish Transgender Actress, mourns Forced Sterilization,” Ann Tornkvist, Queer Voices, Global Post

Antiquated Sex Op Laws Must Change,” Peter Vinthagen Simpson, The Local, June 30, 2010, Sweden

The Danish Girl, by David Ebershoff, Penguin Books, 2001

Dagens Nyheter (News of the Day,) Sweden’s daily newspaper

Michael Jackson, Trans Man,” by Laura Flanders, The Nation

Chapter Five: When Rhythm Gets The Blues

Raven, The Untold Story of the Rev. Jim Jones and his People, Tim Reiterman with John Jacobs, Dutton, 1982, Penguin Group, 2008

Seductive Poison, A Jonestown Survivor’s Story of Life and Death in the Peoples Temple, Deborah Layton, Anchor Books, 1999

Slavery of Faith, Leslie Wagner-Wilson, iUniverse Books, 2009

Stories from Jonestown, Leigh Fondakowski, Minnesota Press, 2013

Alternative Considerations of Jonestown & Peoples Temple, San Diego State University

Frank Wilson, Motown Writer and Producer Behind The World’s Rarest Record,” by Pierre Perrone, Independent, 2012,

Chapter Six: A Mother of a Meltdown

Three Mile Island, A Nuclear Crisis In Historical Perspective, “New Revelations about Three Mile Island Disaster Raise Doubts Over Nuclear Plant Safety,” Sue Sturgis, Durham’s Golden Belt, June 18, 1979

A Decade Later, TMI’s Legacy Is Mistrust,” Cass Peterson, Washington Post Staff Writer, March 28, 1989

Three Mile Island: Then, Now and Next Time,” Mary Stamos Osborn, Concerned Mothers and Women of Middletown, Spring 1996 (17th Anniversary).

I was The Only Victim Of Three Mile Island,” Edward Teller, Wall Street Journal, July 31, 1979; “Edward Teller Blames Heart Attack on Jane Fonda,” New York Times Editorial, August 1, 1979

Three Mile Island Cancer Extremely High,” Albion Monitor News, March 6, 1997

Study Suggests Three Mile Island Radiation May have Injured People Living Near Reactor,” David Williamson, UNC.CH News Services, February 24, 1997

Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective, J. Samuel Walker, University of California Press

Chapter Seven: Between Rock And A Hard Place

And The Band Played On, Politics, People, and The AIDS Epidemic, Randy Shilts, St. Martin Press, 1987

The Normal Heart, Larry Kramer, Joseph Papp production of the play first staged in 1985.

Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, Tony Kushner, 1991, Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play.

Borrowed Time, An AIDS Memoir, Paul Monette, Harvest/Harcourt, 1998

AIDS Doctors: Voices From The Epidemic, Ronald Bayer and Gerald M. Oppenheimer, Oxford University Press

“AIDS—The Kiss Of Death: [Rock] Stars Speak Out on Sex, Death & Rock ‘n’ Roll,” Judy Wieder, Creem Metal, April 1988

“Getting Pickled With Poison,” Judy Wieder, RIP, October 1989

Chapter Eight: Judy Wieder: Lesbian!

I Still Believe, Anita Hill, The Feminist Press at CUNY,

Speaking Truth To Power, Anita Hill, Anchor Books, 1997

Reimagining Equality: Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home, Anita Hill, Beacon Books, 2011

D.C. Unmasked & Undressed, A Memoir, Lillian McEwen, Title Town Publishing, 2011

Strange Justice, The Selling of Clarence Thomas, Jane Mayer & Jill Abramson, Plume, 1995

Blinded By The Right, The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative, David Brock, Three Rivers Press, 2002

Chapter Nine: Mathew & Nicole

Denise Brown, part 2 of 3 interviews: speaking out about domestic violence and how the murder of her sister, Nicole Brown-Simpson, changed her life.

Triumph of Justice: The Final Judgment on the Simpson Saga (1998), written by Daniel Petrocelli with Peter Knobler.

Excerpts from Reporter’s Daily Transcript, Superior Court of the State of California, for the County of Los Angeles; Plaintiffs Vs. Orenthal James Simpson

You Beat The Holy Hell Out Of Me,” Letter written by Nicole Brown and introduced as evidence against O.J. Simpson in his civil trial.

Simpson Portrays Nicole as Wild and Wayward

The Meaning of Matthew Shepard, My Son’s Murder in Laramie, and a World TransformedJudy Shepard with Jon Barrett, Hudson Street Press, 2009

The Whole World Was Watching, Living in the Light of Matthew Shepard, Romaine Patterson with Patrick Hinds, Advocate Life Stories, Advocate Books, 2005

Chapter Ten: Aloha Technology!

Interview with Michael Nugent, Division Chief, Special Operations Command, Broward Sheriff Rescue, © Judy Wieder, 1/27/15

Interview with Kevin Barrett, World Trade Center Task Force Interview, 1/17/02

9/11 Exposed Deadly Flaws In Rescue Plan,” Jim Dwyer, Kevin Flynn, Ford Fessenden, New York Times, July 7, 2002

“Firefighter Has Been on Missions After 9/11: Katrina and Haiti Quake,” Interview with Kevin Bartlett, by Joel Marino, Sun Sentinel, 2/16/10

The Gay Heroes of the Terrorist Tragedy,” The Advocate, October 23, 2001

World Volunteer Web Stories, 3/23/05, “100 Days of Compassion: When the killer tsunami struck South Asia

Boxing day tsunami, 2004 Thailand – Koh Phi Phi

The Man Who Predicted Katrina,” Nova, 11/22/05

A Failure to Communicate Politics, Scams, and Information Flow During Hurricane Katrina” by Paul Piper

After Word:

Gay Father, Joshua Kamaka Franklin, Fights to Protect His Sons from Bullying”

Video: Gay Dad: Stop Bullying My Sons

Video: Gay bashing in Hilo Hawaii

The Hawai’i Island Humane Society’s Big Leap Into The Future, Judy Wieder, Huffington Post

Humane Education: “Integrating Humane Education programs into school curriculum,” Bebe Ackerman, Big Island, Hawai’i, Volunteer@hihs.org