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NOVA; Who Killed Lindbergh's Baby

01/09/2013

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Series
NOVA
Program
Who Killed Lindbergh's Baby
Program Number

4004

Series Description

Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974

Program Description

In the aftermath of his 1927 solo transatlantic flight, Colonel Charles Augustus Lindbergh - the Lone Eagle - became the most famous human being on earth. And when he and his lovely wife Anne produced an adorable baby son, Charlie, an eager press quickly dubbed him Little Lindy or sometimes just the Eaglet. But on the evening of March 1, 1932 Lucky Lindy's luck ran out. Bold kidnappers snatched his baby from the family home near Hopewell, New Jersey while everyone in the house was awake. Negotiations with the kidnappers stretched out for weeks. But Little Charlie never came back. His body was discovered not five miles from Hopewell. Now, NOVA is reopening one of the most intriguing, grisly and confounding crime mysteries of all time as a team of expert investigators employ state-of-the-art forensic and behavioral science techniques in an effort to determine what really happened to Lindbergh's baby… and why.

A NOVA production by Lawrence Klein Productions, LLC for WGBH

Duration

00:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Who Killed Lindbergh's Baby,” 01/09/2013, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F4C347C2A9B0494EB62B6EB768689F81.
MLA: “NOVA; Who Killed Lindbergh's Baby.” 01/09/2013. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F4C347C2A9B0494EB62B6EB768689F81>.
APA: NOVA; Who Killed Lindbergh's Baby. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F4C347C2A9B0494EB62B6EB768689F81
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