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The Trial of the Century

In May 1924 the body of a young boy was found abandoned in a culvert outside of Chicago, IL. The investigation into his murder would lead to two unlikely suspects -- the young, wealthy, educated Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb. Their trial would capture the nation's attention as famed lawyer Clarence Darrow called on experts in the growing field of psychiatry to save his clients from the hangman's noose.

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