The "Crime of the Century"
The Lindberg Kidnapping
Lindbergh Kidnapping Remembered
In May, a truck driver discovered the remains of the Lindbergh baby in the woods along a road near the Lindbergh home.
In 1934 a gas station attendant in the Bronx, N.Y., got suspicious when a motorist paid for gasoline with a gold certificate. He noted the license plate number and notified the police. The car belonged to an illegal German immigrant named Bruno Richard Hauptmann. Police discovered $4,000 of the ransom money in his and arrested him.
The Trial of the Century
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