Sunday Morning Video: Nova- Who Killed Lindbergh’s Baby?

And now for something completely different on the SMV. I’ve been interested in the Lindbergh kidnapping for as long as I can remember. This NOVA documentary takes a look at the case and concludes that while the man who was convicted of the crime, Richard Hauptmann, was guilty, he did not act alone.

3 thoughts on “Sunday Morning Video: Nova- Who Killed Lindbergh’s Baby?

  1. I’ll have to give this a watch tonight. I hadn’t been born till decades after this. But I’ve always been interested in how this single kidnapping (out of uncounted scads of kidnappings) captured the public attention to get some fairly big changes in the laws (especially as my understanding was that it raised kidnapping from a purely state offense to a combination of state and federal offenses).

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