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Re: More
Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:00

You're splitting hairs here as it pertains to the bottom line, Michael. Does "Guilty as hell" imply to you that Hauptmann was believed to be a Lone Wolf?

Most people would probably consider themselves "guilty as hell" if they provided the gun, knowing full well what it was going to be used for, delivered it, and then waited for news of the hit, but didn't actually pull the trigger.

It's entirely understandable that Fisher would have been interested in knowing after the fact, who else other than Hauptmann was involved. You seem to be allowing your personal bias which I believe tends to view others as being solidly entrenched in either an Innocent Hauptmann or Lone Wolf camp, to sway your argument here.

  • Re: MoreMichael, Wed Sep 26 10:10
    No it doesn't because it creates an assumption. From other documented sources we know that Fisher believed the following: 1. Hauptmann had involvement. 2. Hauptmann knew more. 3. Others were... more
    • Re: More — Joe, Wed Sep 26 11:00
      • Re: MoreMichael, Thu Sep 27 07:49
        You might see it that way Joe but in the context of what he actually believed the single phrase "guilty as hell" is misleading when considering how this case has been perceived from one side or the... more
        • Re: MoreJoe, Sat Sep 29 07:17
          Perhaps you would have preferred Fisher had allegedly said something about one of the household having been involved.. would that have given the statement more credibility? This principle seems to... more
          • Re: MoreMichael, Sat Sep 29 08:15
            Perhaps what? This doesn't make any sense Joe. I've said all things must be considered. Once that's done then it is what it is. Shuman's account is not clear because no one asked him questions about... more
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