About the Author
Ann Marie Ackermann is a former attorney with focuses on criminal and medical law. Eighteen years ago she moved to Bonnigheim, Germany, the town in which the assassination occurred, and is a member of its historical society. Ackermann's intimate knowledge of the town and of the German language enabled her to bring the German and American sides of this story together. She has a number of academic publications in law, ornithology, and history.