This was an excellent find Sue. She really showed the mean side of Lindy with the press but then a more gentle nature with Anne on thier honeymoon. And the story of the cement walled thugs hideout, rum runners, sounded just like a Hollywood script yet we know mobsters were just exactly like that. I enjoyed reading this piece. Incidentally, Hal Olson always claimed they were looking in the wrong spot for Glad Nellie since the boat he was on went up through Michigan into Danica.
Below is another account of a prominent journalist who met the Lindberghs and had first hand involvement with the case. Dorothy Godfrey Wayman sometimes wrote under the pseudonym Theodate Geoffrey.... more
Sue re:Bite the Bullett Tanialee ,Mon Feb 27 01:44
Maybe Lindbergh should have followed the example of John Roosevelt by giving the press SOME information with the promise of not being harassed? Well, Tanialee, what of the William C. Atwater running... more
"His gentle mother broadcast over the air an appeal to his captors to feed him his accustomed formula. His father was conferring alternately with police and with acknowledged criminals who claimed to ... more