David Suisman

David Suisman is assistant professor of history at the University of Delaware and a freeform music DJ at WFMU. He is currently at work on a book titled The Sound of Money: The Rise of the American Music Business. An earlier version of this article was delivered as a paper at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association, 2002.

    June 2004: Welcome to the Monkey House
    The first celebrity trial of the twentieth century involved sexual harassment and Knocko the monkey; it cost Enrico Caruso $10.
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