In 1897, America looked very different. Carriages rolled through the streets of New York. Mass media was just growing up, and Hearst was convinced that carrier pigeons - hunted to extinction by 1914 - were what would give his paper the edge during the early days of the Headless Torso case.
This case belonged to the whole city. Everyone - barkeeps in Brooklyn and bankers on the Upper East Side alike are invested in the mystery… and what happened to his head.
For more American History Tellers, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to Business Wars.
Support us by supporting our sponsors!
Zip Recruiter - Learn how to hire smarter and get a free trial when you visit them at ZipRecruiter.com/BW