By William Norris
The abduction and homicide of Charles Lindbergh's baby son, and the following trial and execution of Bruno Richard Hauptmann, were a resource of fascination for greater than 70 years. Now, for the 1st time, William Norris delves into resources of knowledge overlooked through past investigators and is derived up with the id of the genuine offender.
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Extra resources for A Talent to Deceive. Who REALLY Killed the Lindberg Baby?
J. Connelley, interviewed Lindbergh and found him equally uncooperative. At a press conference on March 7th the New Jersey Police flatly denied that there had been any ransom note - although by that time it was freely circulating in the criminal underworld, thanks to Morris Rosner. The FBI would have been left completely in the dark, had it not been for an aviator friend of Lindbergh, Thomas Lamphier. Lindbergh was apparently willing to confide in him, but not with the people who had the best facilities for identifying the kidnappers and retrieving his child.
Trees were planted; monuments erected. And one Canadian woman even offered her own child for adoption as a replacement for the lost Lindbergh baby. And along with the grief came anger. Anger against those who had so sorely wounded this perfect American family. Of course, they knew much less about Charles Lindbergh than they were to learn later. For the moment he remained their quintessential hero, their parfait gentle knight, and the public wanted vengeance against those responsible for this desecration of their idol.
Chiang Kai-shek and Benito Mussolini. Civic organisations across the world and the mayors of every city in America telegraphed their distress at the news. Trees were planted; monuments erected. And one Canadian woman even offered her own child for adoption as a replacement for the lost Lindbergh baby. And along with the grief came anger. Anger against those who had so sorely wounded this perfect American family. Of course, they knew much less about Charles Lindbergh than they were to learn later.