July 5, 1915 The Nutty Professor – Today in History

July 5, 1915 The Nutty Professor – Today in History

For all his vaunted brilliance, Muenter seems to have been nuttier than a squirrel turd.  His intention as explained to police, was to take Morgan’s wife and children hostage, until the financier cut off loans to Europe.  He told police of his intention to assassinate J.P. Morgan, as well.  How these two objectives squared with…

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