In 1871, a mysterious woman deposits a Saratoga trunk on the loading dock of the Hudson River Train Depot for transport to Chicago. The steamer never makes it to its destination. Instead, it triggers arrests, an indictment and a sensational trial that attracts national attention.
The issue at stake in that courtroom foreshadows a judicial and cultural firestorm that continues to rip the fabric of American society over 150 years later.
Join G.W. Bailey as he narrates the first story in Season II of Murder, Mischief & Mayhem, a dramatic chronicle of legendary cases from America's criminal history.