10 Baby Face - The Final Chapter

January 29, 2018

There were two people who refused to recognize the truth. His mother told a Chicago reporter for the Herald Examiner, “Lester was a great hearted boy who was always taking the blame for other’s sins. He wouldn’t hurt nobody except in self-defense.” When FBI agents finally brought him down, his sister bristled, “The FBI killed a better man today than he ever killed.” Then his mother added, “I’m proud he was my son.”

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09 Baby Face - It Ain’t Fun No More

January 22, 2018

Lester Gillis, aka; Baby Face had no morales and killed without remorse. In time, he would gleefully describe his killings to his pals. In the end, even his friends would turn against him.

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08 Baby Face - Siege at Monitowish

January 15, 2018

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07 Baby Face - Little Bohemia

January 8, 2018

Lester Gillis, aka: Baby Face grew up in the area around Humboldt Park in Chicago at a time when the nation was wallowing in the mire of prohibition. He joined a juvenile gang, bootlegged bear and stole automobile tires, then moved on to steeling cars and robbing banks. He had no morales and killed without remorse. In time, he would gleefully describe his killings to his pals. In the end, even his friends would turn against him.

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06 Baby Face - The Mason City Incident

January 1, 2018

Things went wrong with the bank job in Grand Haven. Citizens take control. 

 

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05 Baby Face - You Gotta Have A Gang

December 25, 2017

In the early 10930's the gangster era was is full swing. Learn the finer points of bank robbing. Get in and get out!

 

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04 Baby Face - Banks is Where The Money Is

December 18, 2017

He joined a juvenile gang, bootlegged bear and stole automobile tires, then moved on to steeling cars and robbing banks. He had no morales and killed without remorse. In time, he would gleefully describe his killings to his pals.

 

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03 Baby Face - Hellen Gillis

December 11, 2017

Hellen Gillis was the wife of Baby Face Nelson. Learn about how this woman fit into the lawless life of the FBI's number one gangster.

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02 Baby Face - Growing Up Bad

December 4, 2017

Lester Gillis grew up in the area around Humboldt Park in Chicago at a time when the nation was wallowing in the mire of prohibition. He joined a juvenile gang, bootlegged bear and stole automobile tires, then moved on to steeling cars and robbing banks.

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01 The Killer With The Baby Face

November 23, 2017

Some called him a psychopathic little runt, others said he was a kill-crazed murderer who killed just to watch people die.  His real name was Lester Gillis. He was only five foot five and had a boyish look. Some people referred to him as Baby Face. He dropped the name Gillis and changed it to Nelson, and from that time on people called him, Baby Face Nelson.

Listen to episode 1 of 10, "The Killer With The Baby Face", the story of Baby Face Nelson. Get the complete story over the next 10 weeks.

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