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Bonnie & Clyde seal their fate when Clyde kills two policemen

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The pretty pairing of Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway in their filmic portrayal of the criminal couple has made many forget how ugly the lives of Bonnie and Clyde really were.

Clyde Barrows was raped in prison. Bonnie Parker’s husband was in prison for murder. When the two met, they murdered thirteen people.

But it was Clyde’s killing of two highwaymen on this day that sealed the young lover’s fates with the FBI...