The Bathing Beauty’s New Hammer

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

The Brutal Murder of Alberta Meadows

Once upon a time, 1922 to be exact, Clara Phillips, a former Hollywood bathing beauty and chorus girl, decides she wants to have a chat with a young lady whom she believes is canoodling with her husband. She stops and buys a brand new hammer on the way.
Yeah. That’s not gonna end well.
This episode is filled with a lot of poignant stories of the incident from a variety of points of view, including a daring escape from justice.

Theme Music by Dave Sams
Research Assistance by Anna from AGP Stories
Media management by Sean R. Jones
Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun

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