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Sue for Joe
The Dog Named Trixie
Sun Apr 30, 2017 14:21

Noel Behn says the FBI Summary Report made a factual error by saying Wahgoosh's real name was Trixie.

(See the notes for chapter 4, The Eaglet, on page 427 in Behn's hardcover book.)

"The FBI Summary Report's title page...refers to the Lindbergh family dog, Wahgoosh, as Trixie."

Reporters for the Brooklyn Eagle, in the early days of the investigation, evidently also believed there was a Lindbergh dog called Trixie.

The Brooklyn Eagle

Brooklyn, New York

March 7, 1932

Page 3:

"One of the angles of the Lindbergh kidnapping case, which is puzzling the police, is the failure of Trixie, the wire haired terrier of Charles Lindbergh to give any alarm while the kidnapers were at work. Ordinarily any dog would immediately sense the presence of any stranger about the house. But Trixie, as far as the investigators can find made no commotion, gave no..."

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