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The Lindbergh Kidnapping

The Lindbergh Kidnapping

In 1927, Charles Lindbergh gained extreme fame when he became the first pilot fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic Ocean. But as often happens, fame can bring about unwanted problems. In 1932, Lindbergh's son, Charles Jr, was kidnapped from the family home and later found dead in New Jersey. Join Mike and Morf as they discuss the Lindbergh kidnapping that the press called the crime of the century. After much cloak and dagger, which included 13 ransom notes, the clues that police had gathered led them to a German immigrant named Bruno Richard Hauptmann. But, there has been much speculation over the years as to whether Bruno was the kidnapper or merely a patsy who took the fall. You can help support the show at patreon.com/criminology An Emash Digital Production

Duration: 53 min

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