Lucy’s Lethal Love

YESTERDAY’S NEWS —

Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism —

The Crescent City Quadrangle Scandal

This episode is about a rare love quadrangle that comes to light when a woman is charged with accessory to the murder of her banker husband, committed by her physician lover and the state’s attorney turns out to be her former fiance. It’s a tangled, tangled web, and you know it’s not going to end well.

Theme Music by Dave Sams

Incidental music by Chuck Wiggins

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