The Real Bonnie and Clyde

Following on from Carolyn Hair’s  great articles on the popularity of Bonnie and Clyde as cultural icons, I have been researching the life (and death) of the real-life duo.  The pair terrorised small-town America between 1932 and 1934, preying upon ordinary people ranging from travellers to small-business owners and killing 12 persons, including a number of police officers.  The duo met a violent and…