Category Archives: DB Cooper

Romantic Triangle Between Barb Dayton and Ron and Pat Forman Revealed in New DB Cooper Production

By Bruce A. Smith That’s a joke, folks! But I just saw the World Premier of “db,” a highly speculative account of the DB Cooper hijacking, in the CoHo Theater in Portland. Penned by NYC playwright Tommy Smith, it’s a … Continue reading

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DB Cooper and his tie – story of metal discovery explodes nationwide

By Bruce A. Smith DB Cooper is back in the news this evening as a local Seattle NBC report on the metals found on his tie is going nationwide. A special investigation by KING 5 TV reporter Chris Ingalls has … Continue reading

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DB Cooper is coming to Graham – Tuesday, November 8, 2016

DB Cooper is coming to Graham! At least a local expert and author, Bruce A. Smith is coming to the Graham Library to present his findings on the famous skyjacker. DB Cooper is the only sky pirate in the history … Continue reading

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Puyallup Library to host an evening of DB Cooper discussion

by Bruce A. Smith If you crave more DB Cooper – even after the History Channel broadcasted their four-hour documentary and the FBI closed the case last month – you can partake in another Cooper fete at the Puyallup Library … Continue reading

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DB Cooper case closed – but not abandoned

by Bruce A. Smith DB Cooper World is in a tizzy this week, as the FBI announced late Monday that they have “administratively closed” their investigation. After 45 years of trying to solve America’s only unsolved skyjacking they are giving … Continue reading

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DB Cooper and the FBI – now in paperback

By Bruce A. Smith The only comprehensive book on this iconic hijacking, DB Cooper and the FBI—A Case Study of America’s Only Unsolved Skyjacking, is now in paperback. Published by CreateSpace, a print-on-demand title, it is available at Amazon and … Continue reading

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Slogging through the Amazon Swamp – True Survival Stories from the World of Self-Publishing

Bruce A. Smith It all began with a manuscript. I was a former newspaper reporter with a good story – the iconic tale of the famous skyjacker DB Cooper. The manuscript had a 32-page treatment that I sent to the … Continue reading

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