CRIME: New Jersey v. Hauptmann (Cont'd)

The Hearst Press was reported still holding open its offer of $75,000 for a confession. Attorney General David T. Wilentz announced a party for newspapermen "win, lose or draw." And 20,000 citizens of towns in the neighborhood of Flemington were preparing a carnival invasion of Flemington as the trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann for murdering Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr. approached its final phase last week.

Following Hauptmann's 172 hours on the stand, Defense Counsel Edward J. Reilly began to set up the string of witnesses which, he had brashly promised, would clear...

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