These glasses are the last remaining witness to America's first thrill kill.  Two brilliant and wealthy young men, Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, murdered 14 year old Bobby Franks in May of 1924  just to see if they could get away with the gruesome act.  As smart as Nathan Leopold may have been, he wasn't smart enough to realize that he dropped his unique glasses at Wolf Lake, the site of where the two murderers attempted to hide the body of young Bobby Franks.  Investigative authorities were able to quickly trace the glasses back to Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, resulting in an admission.  Although they were guilty, they were sparred the death penalty after a brilliant closing statement by Clarence Darrow, one of Chicago's most famous attorneys.

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