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Joe for Sue
Re: Betty Gow Tells of Promise
Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:57
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Great find, Sue. Given whatever emotions existed between the Lindberghs and her after the kidnapping, it was clear that Scott Berg's 1993 greetings from Anne Lindbergh to Betty at that time in her 88th year, were cathartic.

  • Betty Gow Tells of PromiseSue, Sun Feb 26 17:34
    "Reveal Secrets of Lindbergh Baby Kidnaping in Investigation Made by 60 Federal Agents" Chicago Tribune April 11, 1932 Page 2: "Tells of Promise"... more
    • promise?kristy, Wed Mar 1 09:40
      What was the promise? I can't find anything on this
      • Re: promise?Sue for Kristy, Wed Mar 1 12:41
        archives.chicagotribune.com/1932/04/11/page/2/article/reveal-secrets-of-lindbergh-baby-kidnaping-in-investigation-made-by-60-federal-agents/index.html See page 2, second column, half way down.... more
        • Re: promise?Sue for Kristy, Wed Mar 1 12:42
          http://archives.chicagotribune.com/1932/04/11/page/2/article/reveal-secrets-of-lindbergh-baby-kidnaping-in-investigation-made-by-60-federal-agents
          • I wonder if he continued to pull pranks or did the pranks stop after March 1, 1932. I knew about Lindbergh hiding the baby before, but never knew that it was for such a long period of time. Kind of... more
            • A husband who was known for playing cruel pranks, the perpetual practical joker who NEVER committed another one after the death of his son.
            • DisguiseSue for Kristy, Thu Mar 2 22:09
              Lindbergh took a State Trooper's uniform that was hanging up near the garage at Highfields, and used it as a disguise.
    • Re: Betty Gow Tells of Promise — Joe for Sue, Tue Feb 28 10:57
      • Betty Gow ReplacedSue for Joe, Tue Feb 28 20:35
        Hi, Joe. Maybe the 1993 greetings from Scott Berg were cathartic for Betty Gow. However, when the kidnapping was still fresh in the 1930s, Gow remained employed by the Lindberghs. I'm not sure what... more
        • Re: Betty Gow ReplacedJoe for Sue, Sat Mar 4 19:54
          Sue, with Betty's continuing to work for the Lindberghs, I can't imagine the past ever being left peacefully in its place, given the magnitude of what took place. I believe this parting of the ways... more
          • Re: Betty Gow ReplacedSue for Joe, Sun Mar 5 22:10
            How could things ever be the same between Betty and the Lindberghs? Maybe Betty came to that conclusion. A Scottish writer named Douglas MacGowan contributed an article about Betty Gow in the early... more
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