Lindbergh Kidnapping: Hauptmann Trial Was a Sham

henrymakow.com — Sept 26, 2015

In the long procession of American patsies, one of the most egregious examples was Richard Hauptmann, who was framed for the 1932 kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh’s baby son. In this excerpt from his book “Programmed to Kill,” Dave McGowen shows how the Hauptmann prosecution was a total farce.

By Dave McGowen — (excerpt by henrymakow.com)

Richard Hauptmann

Richard Hauptmann

On September 19, 1934, German immigrant Bruno Richard Hauptmann was arrested and charged with the kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby.
After being held without access to an attorney, deprived of sleep, and unmercifully beaten, all in an effort to extract a bogus confession, Hauptmann was put in a police line-up alongside two burly Irish cops, one of them still in uniform. He was positively identified.
Norman Schwarzkopf ‘s New Jersey State Police promptly moved Hauptmann’s wife out of their home, assumed the lease, and moved in. By all appearances, they then proceeded to manufacture and plant evidence.
A week after Hauptmann’s arrest, an officer living in his former home ‘discovered’ that the ladder found at the Lindbergh home had been partially constructed from a floorboard allegedly missing from the attic of the Hauptmann home.

Continues … (with comments from Mike Rivero and James Perloff)

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