Forgotten History: Houdini on Trial

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Forgotten History: Houdini on Trial

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In 1901, the Cologne, Germany newspaper, Rheinishe Zeitung (RZ), published a story titled (translated) “The Unmasking of Houdini,” in which a chief of police, Schutzmann Werner Graff, accused Houdini of attempting to bribe him into rigging an escape from the city’s jail, and of paying another man, Herr Lott, to help him with a phony performance.

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Sources:

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/45370/45370-h/45370-h.htm
http://www.wildabouthoudini.com/p/houdini-biography.html
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/houdini/peopleevents/pande07.html
http://www.wildabouthoudini.com/2012/07/guest-blog-houdinis-encounter-with.html

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