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Leopold & Loeb : love and murder in Chicago

Author: John D Callaway; Clarence Darrow; Jay Shefsky; WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
Publisher: [Chicago] : Window to the World Communications, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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This episode of the award-winning Chicago stories series tells the story of the 1924 kidnapping and murder of 14-year-old Bobby Franks by Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold, brilliant and wealthy University of Chicago graduate students seeking the thrill of committing a "perfect" crime. Clarence Darrow was counsel for the defense.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Named Person: Nathan Freudenthal Leopold; Richard A Loeb; Bobby Franks; Clarence Darrow
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John D Callaway; Clarence Darrow; Jay Shefsky; WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
OCLC Number: 68207353
Credits: Camera, Roy D. Alan ; music composed and performed by Steve Rashid.
Performer(s): Chicago Stories host and senior editor John Callaway; Leon Despres, attorney and former Kenwood resident; Hal Higdon, author of Leopold and Loeb: the crime of the century; John Logan, playwright: Never the sinner; Armand Deutsch, possible victim; Ron Grossman, Chicago Tribune; Marion Stern, former Kenwood resident; Lila Weinberg, Darrow biographer; Leigh Bienen, co-author of Crimes of the century.
Description: 1 videodisc (58 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Leopold and Loeb
Chicago stories (Television program)
Responsibility: a production of WTTW Chicago ; produced in cooperation with the Chicago Historical Society ; produced and written by Jay Shefsky.

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This episode of the award-winning Chicago stories series tells the story of the 1924 kidnapping and murder of 14-year-old Bobby Franks by Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold, brilliant and wealthy University of Chicago graduate students seeking the thrill of committing a "perfect" crime. Clarence Darrow was counsel for the defense.

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