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Re: Clear as mud
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:06

Trendley couldn't possibly help the defense or convince any of the jurors through his tales, but Reilly probably understood he was as got as it would get. Both Trendley and Reilly's agendas are clear and I can just imagine what must have been going on in Hauptmann's mind.. maybe something like can we please move on to something else?

  • Clear as mudMichael 5260, Mon Mar 26 12:02
    We take another ride with Reilly and Trendley through the Napa wine country. Q. I want to call your attention to some other letters and then I am through with you. You have indicated to me that you... more
    • Re: Clear as mud — Joe, Tue Mar 27 12:06
      • Re: Clear as mudMichael 5260 for Joe, Wed Mar 28 09:47
        I imagine Hauptmann found Trendley's testimony amusing. He would have been more amused(shocked?)if Hilda Brunlich had been put on the witness stand. Hilda claimed the ransom notes were forged,... more
        • Re: Clear as mudJoe for Michael, Wed Mar 28 12:13
          Hilda got a lot of mileage out of her nonsense, courtesy of Reilly having had the sense to send her packing before she put her foot in her mouth at the wrong time.. it's interesting how often this... more
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