The Trial of Bruno Hauptmann: Links & Bibliography


FBI: The Lindbergh Kidnapping

PBS: "Lindbergh"

Richard Hauptmann: Wikipedia

Lindbergh Kidnapping: Wikipedia

Bruno Richard Hauptmann Trial:

"Studying the Lindbergh Case" A Guide to the Files and Resources Available at the New Jersey State Police Museum"

Other Links:


Algren, Gregory, and Stephen Monier,  Crime of the Century: The Lindbergh Kidnapping Hoax (1993).

Behn, Noel,  Lindbergh, The Crime (1993).

Berg, A. Scott, Lindbergh (1999).

Busch , Francis X.,  Prisoners at the Bar ("The Trial of Bruno Hauptmann") (1957).

Condon, John F.,  Jafsie Tells All! (1936).

Davis, Kenneth, The Hero: Charles A. Lindbergh and the American Dream (1959).

Fisher, Jim, The Lindbergh Case (1987).

Gardner, Lloyd, The Case That Never Dies: The Lindbergh Kidnapping (2004).

Haldeman-Julius, Marcet, The Lindbergh-Hauptmann Kidnap-Murder Case (1937).

Kennedy, Ludovic, The Airman and the Carpenter: The Lindbergh Kidnapping and the Framing of Richard  Hauptmann (1985).

Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, Hour of Gold, Hour of Lead: Diaries and Letters of Anne Morrow Lindbergh, 1929-1932 (1973).

Milton, Joyce, Loss of Eden: A Biography of Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1993).

Scaduto, Anthony, Scapegoat: The Lonesome Death of Bruno Richard Hauptmann (1976).

Schrager, Adam, The Sixteenth Rail: The Evidence, the Scientist, and the Lindbergh Kidnapping (2013).

Whipple, Sidney, The Trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann: Edited with a History of the Case (1937).

Zorn, Robert, Cemetery John: The Undiscovered Mastermind of the the Lindbergh Kidnapping (2012).


Fisher, Lloyd , "The Case New Jersey Would Like to Forget," LIBERTY (August 1 through September 12, 1936 issues).


RCA/Columbia Pictures, The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case (1987). 

Medstar Television, Forensic Files: The Lindbergh Kidnapping: Investigation Reopened.

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