September 26, 1864. Racial tensions in Five Points come to a head as the body of an Irishman is discovered lynched and hanged. While all evidence points toward a black pastor as the murderer, Corcoran has doubts. As the people of New York cry for a hanging, Corcoran is forced to question every piece of evidence with the help of Doctor Matthew Freeman. The Morehouse family attempts to capitalize on the situation by eyeing new parcels of land in the Points that may become available if the city panics. Meanwhile, the search for Corcoran's missing Written by
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Corky mentions Parnell Square, in Dublin, to the housemaid. However, Parnell Square was still called Rutland Square in the 1860's. See more
Doctor Matthew Freeman
You're Irish, to the pit of your heart, and you Irish know how to hate!
Detective Kevin Corcoran
Oh, I hate all right, but not in general. My hate is as specific as my affections.
By Brian Keane See more