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Press at Leopold and Loeb case, 1924

Even in an era when murder and mayhem splashed onto the front pages of Chicago's newspapers every day, the Leopold and Loeb case stood out. Chicago's newshounds filled the press gallery of the courtroom where the trial was held. Univ. of Chicago graduate students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb set out to commit the "perfect" slaying and killed a random fourteen-year-old.
Tribune photo by Barlow Wolff
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