5th October to 28th October, 2017
Chicago, May 21, 1924.
Nathan Leopold Jr., age 18, and Robert Loeb, age 19, killed 14 year old Bobby Franks and were quickly apprehended when Leopold’s glasses were found near the corpse.
Clarence Darrow defended them, pleading eloquently against capital punishment.
Why would wealthy young men murder an innocent boy?
What demons lurked behind Leob’s flashing good looks?
Behind Leopold’s saturnine intellect?