July 10 – Craig Brandon: An American Tragedy Revisited

Posted by  //  June 21, 2015  //  Calendar of Events

7pm, The 1890 House Museum, 37 Tompkins Street in Cortland. Using photos, video and recorded music, Craig Brandon will bring the “American Tragedy” murder case to life. Brandon shows how the story was transformed into legend through fictional accounts, movies, television shows & folk songs. He uses photographs and court room drawings from 1906-1908 to tell the original story, and video excerpts to show how the story was transformed. Craig is the acknowledged expert on the case and has been interviewed about it by the New York Times, National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, the History Channel and “Unsolved Mysteries.” Brandon has also served as an on-air expert on this case in several television documentaries including “Murder at Big Moose” (PBS), “Unsolved Mysteries” and “Crimes in Time” (The History Channel.) Tickets $5 at door. For more information call (607) 756-7551, email the1890house@gmail.com or visit the1890house.org.

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