Category Archives: Entertainment

DB Cooper News: Flap over letters sent to FBI makes headlines nationwide

By Bruce A. Smith Headlines this week ranging from Fox News to the Seattle Post-Intelligence have proclaimed the FBI has just released a letter from DB Cooper that they received shortly after his iconic skyjacking in 1971. This news item … Continue reading

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DB Cooper video available now on YouTube

By Bruce A. Smith A comprehensive overview of the iconic DB Cooper skyjacking is now available on YouTube: Presented by Bruce A. Smith, it was filmed on November 8, 2016 at the Graham Library in Graham, Washington through the kind … Continue reading

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Understanding New York Lingo

By Bruce A. Smith To better understand the lyrics in Alicia Keyes’ songs and other New York-based musicians, and to know where the action is talking place in about half of the cop shows on TV, ie: Law and Order, … Continue reading

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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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Eatonville Prepares for 4th of July Celebrations

  By Alana Smith There’s something enchanting about enjoying Independence Day the same way people have for decades, even if past generations weren’t able to Facebook their celebration “selfies.” It’s hard to beat spreading out a blanket and taking in … 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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