The Millionaire Orphan
Published April 14, 2019
94 min
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    Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism...

    The Tragic Typhoid Conspiracy

    Episode 329 tells of an unusual modus operandi, the use of typhoid germs as a method of poisoning when an Illinois attorney goes on trial for the murder of a young man he raised after the death of his mother, who happened to leave her son a million dollar estate. A big welcome back to our friend Susan Ferman, who will read passages written during the trial by the Chicago Tribune’s ace female reporter Genevieve Forbes Herrick about some of the women involved in the case.

    Culled from the historic pages of the Chicago Tribune and other newspapers of the era.


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    Opening theme by Nico Vitesse.

    Incidental music by Nico Vitesse, Chuck Wiggins, and Dave Sames. Some music and sound effects licensed from

    Closing theme by Dave Sams and Rachel Schott, engineered by David Hisch at Third Street Music.

    Media management by Sean Miller-Jones

    Richard O Jones, Executive Producer

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