Sue for Joe
Re: Bring Back the Bookmobile!
Sat Mar 9, 2019 12:48

There are probably many dimensions to Hauptmann that people do not give him credit for.

Kate Ancrum Burr Johnson said of Hauptmann:

"I was there while Hauptmann was testifying and stood within a few feet of him. The papers spoke of his struggling with language difficulties, but to me he seemed the typical meticulous German, thinking carefully before answering questions."

  • Re: Bring Back the Bookmobile!Joe for Sue, Fri Mar 8 19:13
    I know Hauptmann had read these books while in the Flemington Jail: Floyd Gibbons' "Life of Baron Von Richtofen" and Lowell Thomas's "Lauterbach of the China Seas." It's clear from his German-written ... more
    • Re: Bring Back the Bookmobile! — Sue for Joe, Sat Mar 9 12:48
      • Hauptmann's Interestsjdb, Wed Mar 13 02:15
        Thanks for posting. Hauptmann seemed to have eclectic tastes in his reading, and a taste for adventure, of which he had his share, but nothing like Lindbergh's. In his aspirations as a very young man ... more
        • jdbtanialee, Thu Mar 14 00:14
          Hi. It's good to know you are still on here like Bob, Sue and the rest of the gang. It made me happy to read your posting about Hauptmann's because I believe the same things.
          • Hi Back At Ya'jdb, Thu Mar 14 01:08
            Hi back at ya', Tanialee! I believe you've been around these parts as long as I have (roughly, I'd say, January,2001 for me). It's been a great little community we've had here. There's less action... more
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